First Name
843
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Aloha

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Kansas, United States, the name Aloha is of Hawaiian origin and means "Love".

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  1. An acknowledgment that can be used to say hello or goodbye (aloha is Hawaiian and ciao is Italian)
Wiktionary

From Hawaiian aloha (“love”), from Proto-Polynesian *qarofa.

  1. (Hawaii) Good wishes, love. [from 19th c.]
  2. (Hawaii) An utterance of aloha (see Interjection, below). [from 19th c.]

aloha was also found in the following language(s): Hawaiian

Notable Persons Named Aloha

Aloha Wanderwell was a world traveller, filmmaker, explorer, and lecturer. Aloha was given the name Idris Galcia Hall on October 13th, 1906 in Winnipeg. Aloha is also known as Aloha W Baker, Hall, Idris Galcia; Baker, and Aloha. She passed away on June 4th, 1996.

Popularity:

How popular is the baby name Aloha in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1913 7 7 0
1914 5 5 0
1915 10 10 0
1916 15 15 0
1917 17 17 0
1918 31 31 0
1919 17 17 0
1920 14 14 0
1921 17 17 0
1922 11 11 0
1923 13 13 0
1924 17 17 0
1925 19 19 0
1926 16 16 0
1927 37 37 0
1928 33 33 0
1929 25 25 0
1930 23 23 0
1931 9 9 0
1932 17 17 0
1933 33 33 0
1934 23 23 0
1935 16 16 0
1936 18 18 0
1937 16 16 0
1938 18 18 0
1939 10 10 0
1940 11 11 0
1941 16 16 0
1942 26 26 0
1943 16 16 0
1944 26 26 0
1945 17 17 0
1946 21 21 0
1947 17 17 0
1948 15 15 0
1949 7 7 0
1950 12 12 0
1951 8 8 0
1952 8 8 0
1953 8 8 0
1954 11 11 0
1955 12 12 0
1956 6 6 0
1957 8 8 0
1958 8 8 0
1959 9 9 0
1962 5 5 0
1963 6 6 0
1964 7 7 0
1966 5 5 0
1967 5 5 0
1968 6 6 0
1969 5 5 0
1970 8 8 0
1972 8 8 0
1973 5 5 0
1978 6 6 0
1980 6 6 0
1981 6 6 0
1984 5 5 0
1993 5 5 0
2005 6 6 0

Common last names for Aloha

  • Smith

Fun Facts about the name Aloha

  • How Popular is the name Aloha? Aloha is the 11,763rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Aloha have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 843 babies born with the first name Aloha in the United States. That's more than enough people named Aloha to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Aloha? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Aloha first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Aloha is Thursday, September 12th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Aloha born? The highest recorded use of the first name Aloha was in 1927 with a total of 37 babies.
  • Random Aloha Factoid: According to the 1933 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Aloha is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 8 babies in California have the same name as you in 1933.
  • Weird things about the name Aloha: Your name in reverse order is Ahola. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Laoah. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.