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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Origin and Meaning of Andaya

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Alt. Meaning

A is for articulate, a regular wordsmith

N is for narrator, tell many stories

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

A is for activities, for you have many.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Andaya

Jr. Rolando G. Andaya is a Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from 1st District of Camarines Sur, Member of thePhilippine House of Representativesfrom1st District of Camarines Sur, Secretary of Department of Budget, Management, Secretary of Budget, and Management (Ph. Jr. was born on March 10th, 1969 in Manila.


Mark Andaya is a basketball player for the Philippine Patriots, Misamis Oriental Meteors, Tropang TNT, Barako Bull Energy, Barako Bull Energy Boosters (2000–11), Rain, Shine Elasto Painters, and Air21 Express. He has had major accomplishments since 2006. Mark was born on March 22nd, 1981 in Manila.


Barbara was born on June 7th, 1943.



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Popularity of Andaya as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Andaya U.S.
  White 3.91% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 67.88% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.82% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 21.88% 16.26%

Of Last Name Andaya

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

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Fun Facts about the name Andaya

  • How Popular is the name Andaya? As a last name Andaya was the 22,359th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Andaya? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Andaya was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Andaya: Your name in reverse order is Ayadna. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yaaadn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Andaya? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,152 people with the last name Andaya.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Andaya? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Andaya as their last name since less than 1 person in 256k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Andaya born Nov 19, 1998

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Australia approximately on 900. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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