Sekou

Sekou - A very unique male name



  Nov 15,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Sekou appeared on the charts for the first time in 1971 on position #1294. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Sekou and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Sekou? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Sekou. The baby boy name Sekou was given to 18 baby boys in 2012, ranking #2440 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 91,170 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Sekou peaked in popularity 46 years ago in 1972 on position 1207.



Famous with this name

Sekou Jackson
Sekou Laidlow
Sékou Ouedraogo


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Sekou is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Sekou is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #1,037 - and is the least popular in Pennsylvania at position #1,143.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Sekou is where you live.


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Sekou origin and meaning

Sekou is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Sekou, pop culture references for the name Sekou and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Sekou

We've found the following names that sound similar to Sekou, sorted by popularity.

Sage / Shea / Shay / Sky / Skye / Shia / Shaya / Sasha / Shigeo / Sai /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20122440
20112628
20103441
20093311
20083774
20072863
20062373
20052515
20043642
20032191
20022820
20012811
20002473
19992594
19982839
19972509
19962772
19952988
19943562
19922987
19913465
19852314
19792043
19771728
19761914
19742056
19721207
19711294

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York1037
Pennsylvania1143

Even more about Sekou


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Sekou a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Sekou?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1972
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Sekou
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 91,170
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1971
2012 births +18

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