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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Alea

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  • A submission from California, United States says the name Alea means "A Wave" and is of Polynesian / Hawaiian origin.
  • A user from Germany says the name Alea is of Latin origin and means "Dice".
  • A user from New York, United States says the name Alea is of Unknown origin and means "German princess".
Other origins: Persian and Hawaiian

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Notable Persons Named Alea

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Alea

Tomás Gutiérrez Alea was a film director. He was most prominent from 1947 to 1996. Tomás was born on December 11th, 1928 in Havana. He passed away on April 16th, 1996.

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Liset Alea is a singer-songwriter. She plays Guitar, Bass guitar, and Vocals. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1998 to present. Liset was born in Havana. Liset is also known as Alea, Lissette Alea, Lissette Gonzalez-Alea, and Lisette Gonzalez-Alea.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1961 5 5 0
1963 9 9 0
1966 10 10 0
1968 7 7 0
1971 7 7 0
1972 7 7 0
1973 23 23 0
1974 12 12 0
1975 22 22 0
1976 12 12 0
1977 19 19 0
1978 33 33 0
1979 27 27 0
1980 27 27 0
1981 50 50 0
1982 48 48 0
1983 57 57 0
1984 44 44 0
1985 41 41 0
1986 56 56 0
1987 45 45 0
1988 51 51 0
1989 40 40 0
1990 71 71 0
1991 70 70 0
1992 80 80 0
1993 74 74 0
1994 95 95 0
1995 113 113 0
1996 125 125 0
1997 125 125 0
1998 133 133 0
1999 154 154 0
2000 156 156 0
2001 130 130 0
2002 113 113 0
2003 111 111 0
2004 112 112 0
2005 129 129 0
2006 132 132 0
2007 124 124 0
2008 113 113 0
2009 134 134 0
2010 112 112 0
2011 111 111 0
2012 90 90 0
2013 99 99 0
2014 75 75 0
2015 68 68 0
2016 48 48 0
2017 47 47 0

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Popularity of Alea as a first name

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Popularity of Alea as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Alea U.S.
  White 30.67% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 21.33% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.67% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 43.56% 16.26%

Of Last Name Alea

People with the last name Alea are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Alea

  • How Popular is the name Alea? Alea is the 4,665th most popular name of all time. As a last name Alea was the 83,541st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Alea have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,596 babies born with the first name Alea in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alea to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alea? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1961 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Alea first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Alea is Monday, January 3rd, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Alea born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alea was in 2000 with a total of 156 babies.
  • Random Alea Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alea is not a popular baby girl's name in Missouri. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Missouri have the same name as you in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Alea: Your name in reverse order is Aela. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aela. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Alea? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 225 people with the last name Alea.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Alea? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Alea as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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