First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Oniel

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  • A user from Nigeria says the name Oniel is of Hebrew origin and means "A Champion or A Conqueror, It is mainly name for a male child. O'Niel could also mean " A Hero"".
  • A user from Nigeria says the name Oniel is of Hebrew origin and means "Champion, a conqueror".
  • A submission from New York, United States says the name Oniel means "Treasure of God" and is of Hebrew origin.
Other origins: Mexican and Spanish

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Alt. Meaning

O is for optimistic, look at the bright side!

N is for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

I is for impress, for impress you will.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

L is for love, everlasting.

Notable Persons Named Oniel

Oniel Fisher is a soccer player for the Seattle Sounders FC, St. George's SC, Tyler Junior College, New Mexico Lobos men's soccer, Jersey Express S.C., New York Red Bulls U-23, Seattle Sounders FC 2, Jamaica national under-20 football team, and Jamaica national football team. Oniel was born on November 22nd, 1991 in Portmore, Jamaica.


His ongoing career started in 2008. Oniel was born on June 29th, 1984 in Jamaica.


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Popularity of Oniel as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Oniel U.S.
  White 72.94% 64.26%
  African American 12.94% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.94% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.37% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.55% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.25% 16.26%

Of Last Name Oniel

People with the last name Oniel are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Oniel

  • How Popular is the name Oniel? Oniel is the 27,124th most popular name of all time. As a last name Oniel was the 42,511th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Oniel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 196 babies born with the first name Oniel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Oniel to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Oniel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Oniel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Oniel is Thursday, September 22nd, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Oniel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Oniel was in 1993 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Random Oniel Factoid: According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Oniel is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1998.
  • Weird things about the name Oniel: Your name in reverse order is Leino. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nielo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Oniel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 510 people with the last name Oniel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Oniel? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Oniel as their last name since less than 1 person in 588k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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