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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Poku

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Poku

Kwadwo Poku is a soccer player for the New York City FC, Asante Kotoko SC, Georgia Revolution, Atlanta Silverbacks, Wilmington Hammerheads FC, and Ghana national football team. Kwadwo was born on February 19th, 1992 in Kumasi, Ghana.


Nana Poku is a soccer player for the Misr El-Makasa SC, Berekum Arsenal, Hapoel Be'er Sheva F.C., and Ittihad El Shorta. Nana was born on September 1st, 1992 in Ghana.


Kojo Poku is a soccer player for the Tjørring IF, Asante Kotoko SC, Bofoakwa Tano F.C., King Faisal Babes FC, FC Midtjylland, Ikast FS, Skive IK, and Ghana national football team. Kojo was born on May 5th, 1985 in Kumasi.


Godfrey Poku is a soccer player for the Woking F.C., St Albans City F.C., Luton Town F.C., Southport F.C., Mansfield Town F.C., Alfreton Town F.C., A.F.C. Telford United, and Havant & Waterlooville F.C. Godfrey was born on July 22nd, 1990 in Newham, London, England.


Eric Adu Poku is a sports team member for the King Faisal Babes FC.


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Popularity of Poku as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Poku U.S.
  White 1.45% 64.26%
  African American 96.07% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.03% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.03% 16.26%

Of Last Name Poku

People with the last name Poku are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Poku

  • How Popular is the name Poku? As a last name Poku was the 44,423rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Poku? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Poku was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Poku: Your name in reverse order is Ukop. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Poku. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Poku? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 484 people with the last name Poku.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Poku? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Poku as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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