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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Alka

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     Indian (Sanskrit)

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  • A submission from India says the name Alka means "Land of Lord Kuber" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Alka

Alka Yagnik is a bollywood, regional filmi playback singing, music of bollywood, and filmi musician. She has had major accomplishments since 1980. Alka was born on March 20th, 1966 in Kolkata, West Bengal, India.


Anuradha Paudwal is a playback singing, bhajans, playback singer, and bhajan musician. She was most prominent from 1973 to 2012. Anuradha was given the name Alka nadakarni in Karwar, Uttara kannada, Karnataka.


Alka Lamba is a politician. Alka was born on September 21st, 1975 in New Delhi.


Alka Kaushal is an actress and producer. She has been prominent since 1994. Alka was given the name Alka Badola on September 2nd, 1969 in Delhi, India. Alka is also known as Alka Badola.


Alka Ajith is a playback singer musician. Alka was born in 1997 in Kerala. Alka is also known as Alka.


Alka Amin is an actress. Alka was born in Mumbai.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Alka


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International Interest for Alka

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Alka as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Alka U.S.
  White 94.74% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Alka

People with the last name Alka are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Alka

  • How Popular is the name Alka? Alka is the 33,723rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Alka was the 95,955th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Alka have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 122 babies born with the first name Alka in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alka to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alka? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1905 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Alka first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Alka is Sunday, September 10th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Alka born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alka was in 1923 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Random Alka Factoid: According to the 1917 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alka is not a popular baby girl's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1917.
  • Weird things about the name Alka: Your name in reverse order is Akla. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aakl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Alka? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 190 people with the last name Alka.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Alka? Alka is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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