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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Uba

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U is for upstanding, the honorable way to be

B is for beauty, that comes from within.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Uba

Emmanuel Nnamdi Uba is a Senator for Anambra South. Emmanuel was born on December 14th, 1958 in Enugu.


'''Major was born in 1959. '''Major is also known as Major General Salihu Zaway.


Kabiru Uba is a sports team member for the El-Kanemi Warriors F.C.


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Popularity of Uba as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Uba U.S.
  White 29.11% 64.26%
  African American 50.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 17.12% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.05% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Uba

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

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Fun Facts about the name Uba

  • How Popular is the name Uba? Uba is the 83,615th most popular name of all time. As a last name Uba was the 67,519th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Uba have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Uba in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Uba? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Uba first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Uba is Thursday, January 17th, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Uba born? The highest recorded use of the first name Uba was in 1914 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Uba: Your name in reverse order is Abu. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Uab. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Uba? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 292 people with the last name Uba.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Uba? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Uba as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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