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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sule

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  • A submission from Egypt says the name Sule means "First born son after a girl" and is of African origin.
  • A user from California, United States says the name Sule is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Tusk of a elephant, or Canines".
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Notable Persons Named Sule

Sule was given the name Entis Sutisna on November 15th, 1976 in Cimahi. Sule is also known as Sutisna and Entis.


Sule Lamido is a Foreign Minister of Nigeria, Governor of Jigawa State, Minister of Foreign Affairs (Nigeria), and List of Governors of Jigawa State. His most notable accomplishments were from 2007 to 2015. Sule was born on August 30th, 1948 in Bamaina, Birnin Kudu LGA, Jigawa State, Nigeria.


Sule Ahman is an Administrator of Enugu State.


Şule was born on October 2nd, 1978.


Sule was born on February 8th, 1990 in Bore (woreda).


Şule Mutlucan is an athlete for the İlkadım Belediyesi Yabancılar Pazarı Spor.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Sule

Niklas Süle is a soccer player for the TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, Eintracht Frankfurt, SV Darmstadt 98, and Germany national youth football team. Niklas was born on September 3rd, 1995 in Frankfurt, Germany.


Supriya Sule is a Member of the India Parliament, for Baramati, Memberof theIndia Parliament, and forBaramati. Supriya was born on June 30th, 1969 in Pune.


Sule was given the name Entis Sutisna on November 15th, 1976 in Cimahi. Sule is also known as Sutisna and Entis.


Dr. Yusuf Maitama Sule is a Federal Commissioner of Public Complaints, Nigeria's Representative to the United Nations, Minister for National Guidance, and Nigeria's Representative to theUnited Nations. Dr. was born in Kano State.


Abdul Sule is a soccer player for the Stationery Stores F.C., BCC Lions FC, Qatar SC, FC Midtjylland, Akademisk Boldklub, Køge BK, AC Horsens, Nykøbing FC, Johor Darul Ta'zim II F.C., Plateau United F.C., and Nigeria national football team. Abdul was born on January 20th, 1975 in Kaduna.


Baba Sule is a soccer player for the Cornerstones, RCD Mallorca, CD Ourense, CD Leganés, UE Lleida, Tomelloso CF, CD San Isidro, UE Rapitenca, CF Rayo Majadahonda, Kwara United F.C., Niger Tornadoes F.C., Ghana national under-17 football team, and Ghana national under-20 football team. Baba was born on November 7th, 1978 in Kumasi, Ghana. Baba is also known as Sulemaye and Baba.


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Popularity of Sule as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sule U.S.
  White 34.27% 64.26%
  African American 38.64% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 19.23% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.87% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.99% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sule

People with the last name Sule are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Sule

  • How Popular is the name Sule? Sule is the 84,043rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Sule was the 38,640th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Sule have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Sule in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sule? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1976 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Sule first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sule is Saturday, November 27th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Sule born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sule was in 1976 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Sule: Your name in reverse order is Elus. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Selu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sule? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 572 people with the last name Sule.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sule? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sule as their last name since less than 1 person in 526k 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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