Where is Alhaji from?

My guess is...

Sierra Leone

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I'm 99% certain Alhaji is male.

According to a dataset of 382, the average Alhaji is around 42 years old.

Origins of the name Alhaji

Origins Western African, Hausa

Gender Masculine

Means "the pilgrim" in Hausa, a derivative of Arabic حَجّ (hajj) meaning "pilgrimage, hajj". It is typically a title, not a name.

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How do we know this about Alhaji

(and is it secret spies?)

We use a combination of data from the internet, and our own Machine Learning models to make these predictions.
In a gist, we use a Machine Learning model trained on a diverse global dataset of 100m+ names, and use it to predict different traits for a person based on first name!
NameGuessr guesses a person's nationality, age, and gender based on their name. We also try to give insightful info around the name's origin, name meaning, and name pronounciation.