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 Salihu

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Alt. Meaning

S is for sensational, you know how to make a splash!

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

L is for luster, your shine.

I is for incorruptible, always standing up for what is right

H is for honest, something you hold dear.

U is for uncanny, the way you know what to do.

Notable Persons Named Salihu

Salihu Ibrahim was a Commandant, Nigerian Defence Academy, Chief of Army Staff, and Chief of Army Staff (Nigeria). His military service ended in 1993. Salihu was born in 1939. He passed away in 2001.


Salihu Modibbo Alfa Belgore is a Chief Justice of Nigeria. Salihu was born on January 17th, 1937 in Kwara.


Salihu Tunde Bello is a Military Administrator of Kebbi State. His career lasted from 1993 to 1996.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Salihu

Aziz was born on May 1st, 1954.


Lumbardh Salihu is an athlete for the Floridsdorfer AC, Favoritner AC, SV Wienerberg, Northampton Town F.C., and SK Austria Klagenfurt (2007). Lumbardh was born on November 18th, 1992 in Austria. Lumbardh is also known as 18 November 1992.


Abubakar Salihu is a Governor of Gongola State and Governor of Adamawa State. He was most active from 1991 to 1991.


Bajram Salihu is an athlete for the KF Fushë Kosova.


S. Salihu is an athlete for the KF Fushë Kosova.


Mustapha Salihu is a sports team member for the Niger Tornadoes F.C.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Salihu U.S.
  White 83.13% 64.26%
  African American 12.50% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Salihu

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

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Fun Facts about the name Salihu

  • How Popular is the name Salihu? As a last name Salihu was the 110,286th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Salihu? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Salihu was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Salihu: Your name in reverse order is Uhilas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ahlius. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Salihu? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 160 people with the last name Salihu.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Salihu? Salihu is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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