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2k
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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 first appeared 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 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Mecca" is not a popular baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2005. Across the entire United States a total of only 47 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Mecca" mean?

Mecca (Arabic): Islam Spiritual Center

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

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

C is for caring, your finest trait.

C is for compatible, a friend's friend.

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 "Macce". 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.

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 south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Past life for Mecca born Sep 18, 1961

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 Philippines approximately on 700. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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