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 Uko

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Nigeria says the name Uko is of Nigerian origin and means "Strength or authority".
  • A submission from Illinois, United States says the name Uko means "Pride" and is of African origin.
Other origins: Russian

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  1. genitive singular form of .

Notable Persons Named Uko

Uko was born as the child of Focko Ukena in 1408 in possibly Oldersum. Uko is also known as Uko ofOldersum. He breathed his last breath on June 13th, 1432.


Uko is an athlete for the Gimnástica de Torrelavega.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Uko

Devis Uko is a soccer player for the FC Pskov-747, FC Metallurg Lipetsk, FC Yelets, FC Nara-ShBFR Naro-Fominsk, FC Oryol, FC Dynamo Kirov, and FC Taganrog. Devis was born on July 18th, 1986 in Saint Petersburg.


George Uko is an athlete for the Denver Broncos. His ongoing career started in 2014. George was born on February 12th, 1992 in Chino, California.


Ikechi Uko is a media consultant and tourism development expert. He has had major accomplishments since 1991. Ikechi was born Ikechi Uko on January 12th, 1964 in Abia (state).


Uko is an athlete for the Gimnástica de Torrelavega.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Uko U.S.
  White 7.64% 64.26%
  African American 84.03% 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 6.25% 16.26%

Of Last Name Uko

People with the last name Uko are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Uko

  • How Popular is the name Uko? As a last name Uko was the 120,187th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Uko first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Uko is Saturday, October 16th, 1909.
  • How unique is the name Uko? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Uko. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Uko: Your name in reverse order is Oku. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oku. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Uko? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 144 people with the last name Uko.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Uko? Uko is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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