Exploring the meaning and origin of Ndamukong Suh’s name.
Ndamukong Suh is playing in this year’s Super Bowl for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The 34-year-old defensive tackle has been playing for the Buccaneers since 2019.
In 2010, Ndamukong was drafted for the NFL. This was after his senior season at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2009. Since going pro, Ndamukong Suh has played for the LA Rams, Miami Dolphins and
Ndamukong Suh: Name meaning
Ndamukong is a Cameroonian name. The name means “House of Spears” in Cameroon’s language of Ngemba.
Ndamukong Suh was named after his paternal great-grandfather. His great-grandfather stood 7ft 3 tall, signalling where Ndamukong gets his tall stature from.
The name is pronounced with a hard ‘N’ – “en-DOM-ah-ken”.
Are Ndamukong’s parents from Cameroon?
Ndamukong’s father, Michael Suh, is Cameroonian. Like his son, Michael was also a professional athlete. Michael Suh played for a semi-professional German soccer team. He also played for Cameroon’s national soccer team.
Ndamukong’s mother, Bernadette, was born in Spanish Town, Jamaica. She later moved to the United States for her studies. Bernadette attended Southern Oregon University.
NFL star Ndamukong was born and raised in Portland, Oregon.
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