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since 1880

Mecca

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Islam Spiritual Center
  • #6518 All Time
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How popular is the name "Mecca" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1952550
1960660
1961880
1962550
1964660
1965550
1966770
196813130
196918180
197021210
197130300
197230255
197330300
197424240
197549436
197639390
197741410
197828280
197936360
198050500
198136360
198227270
198332320
198431310
198532320
198624240
198725250
198819190
198924240
199036360
199134340
199241410
199359590
199479790
199596897
1996917912
1997766610
199888808
1999877710
200070637
200148480
2002614912
200340355
2004524210
200547416
200648480
200734295
200840346
200923230
201020155
201115150
2012291712
2013281810
2014382612

Want to know about the populiarty of Mecca? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,981 babies born with the name Mecca in the United States. That's more than enough Meccas to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1952 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Mecca" was in 1995 with a total of 89 babies.

According to the 1988 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Mecca" is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1988. Across the entire United States a total of only 19 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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The map shows the relative popularity of the name Mecca in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Mecca" mean? The list below shows the origins of Mecca as well as things modernly associated with the name Mecca such as celebrities named Mecca.

Arabic

Origin and Meaning of Mecca

The name "Mecca" is of Arabic origin, and it means "Islam Spiritual Center". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Alternative Meanings

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

C is for caring, your finest trait.

C is for charm, the undeniable you.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Accem". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Macec". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Mecca born Aug 4, 1962

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Africa approximately on 1425. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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