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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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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1952 5 5 0
1960 6 6 0
1961 8 8 0
1962 5 5 0
1964 6 6 0
1965 5 5 0
1966 7 7 0
1968 13 13 0
1969 18 18 0
1970 21 21 0
1971 30 30 0
1972 30 25 5
1973 30 30 0
1974 24 24 0
1975 49 43 6
1976 39 39 0
1977 41 41 0
1978 28 28 0
1979 36 36 0
1980 50 50 0
1981 36 36 0
1982 27 27 0
1983 32 32 0
1984 31 31 0
1985 32 32 0
1986 24 24 0
1987 25 25 0
1988 19 19 0
1989 24 24 0
1990 36 36 0
1991 34 34 0
1992 41 41 0
1993 59 59 0
1994 79 79 0
1995 96 89 7
1996 91 79 12
1997 76 66 10
1998 88 80 8
1999 87 77 10
2000 70 63 7
2001 48 48 0
2002 61 49 12
2003 40 35 5
2004 52 42 10
2005 47 41 6
2006 48 48 0
2007 34 29 5
2008 40 34 6
2009 23 23 0
2010 20 15 5
2011 15 15 0
2012 29 17 12
2013 28 18 10
2014 38 26 12

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 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Mecca" is not a popular baby girl's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1998. Across the entire United States a total of only 88 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Mecca popular?

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 west? 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 mild, your mild and gentle way.

E is for elegant, born within you.

C is for captive, your web of charm.

C is for congenial, your pleasing way.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

Your name in reverse order is "Accem". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Cmaec". 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 Sep 24, 1962

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Hungary approximately on 800. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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