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Updated: Jul 10, 2024 | 👁️ 19 Views | 🔊 12 Pronunciations
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Gender: Unisex

Origin: African

Meaning: Selective decision-maker

Pronunciation: wah-joh, /ˈwɑdʒoʊ/, W AA JH OW

Popularity Rank: #287,705

On this page:

  • 1. Wajo Meaning
  • 2. Wajo Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Wajo
  • 4. Translations of Wajo
  • 5. Wajo Name Popularity
  • 6. Wajo Name Poster
  • 7. Names similar to Wajo

Wajo Meaning

Derived from the Yoruba language in Nigeria, meaning 'to choose or pick'. It signifies someone who is selective and deliberate in their decision-making process.

Wajo also means "Selective decision-maker".

Wajo is found in Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Oman, and 21 more countries.

Wajo Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: wah-joh

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈwɑdʒoʊ/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: W AA JH OW

W: Pronounce as in "we" (W IY)

AA: Pronounce as in "father" (AA F TH ER)

JH: Pronounce as in "joke" (JH OW K)

OW: Pronounce as in "go" (G OW)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Wajo

Wajo Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Wajo is recorded 60 times globally, ranking it as the 287,705th most common name worldwide.

Wajo is most prevalent in Bahrain, with 12 occurrences, making it the 10,240th most popular name in the country.

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