First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Wambui mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Wambui

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Kenya says the name Wambui means "Singer of songs. Also the mother of a clan among the Agikuyu people of Kenya" and is of Bantu origin.
  • A submission from Australia says the name Wambui means "Wambui means "Singer of Songs" in Kikuyu. It is a very common name amongst those in East Africa and can be used as a first and last name." and is of Swahili origin.
  • A submission from Kenya says the name Wambui means "Zebra" and is of African origin.
  • According to a user from Germany, the name Wambui is of Swahili origin and means "Wambui is Swahili and in East Africa a common name. This refers to a beautiful, female dancer.".

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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Wambui

Wambui was born in 1936. She breathed her last breath on August 30th, 2011.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Wambui

Margaret was born on September 15th, 1995 in Kenya.


Mary Wambui is a Member of the Kenyan Parliament and Member of theKenyan Parliament.


Nancy was born on July 28th, 1986.


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International Interest for Wambui

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wambui U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 91.59% 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 Wambui

People with the last name Wambui are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Wambui

  • How Popular is the name Wambui? Wambui is the 81,012th most popular name of all time. As a last name Wambui was the 152,628th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Wambui have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6 babies born with the first name Wambui in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Wambui? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2001 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Wambui born? The highest recorded use of the first name Wambui was in 2001 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Wambui: Your name in reverse order is Iubmaw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ibwmau. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wambui? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 107 people with the last name Wambui.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wambui? Wambui 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).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.