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

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Origin and Meaning of Ataya

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  • A submission from Turks and Caicos Islands says the name Ataya means "A ray of light is shown To be an irreplaceable female" and is of ??? origin.
  • A user from Indonesia says the name Ataya is of Arabic origin and means "Gift".
  • A user from Oregon, United States says the name Ataya is of Puerto Rican origin and means "Gods gift".
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From atay +‎ -a

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ataya

Rabih Ataya is a soccer player for the Al-Ansar SC, Tadamon Sour, and Lebanon national football team. Rabih was born on July 16th, 1989 in Lebanon.


Jamal Ali Ataya is a sports team member for the Follo FK.


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Popularity of Ataya as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ataya U.S.
  White 92.07% 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 3.05% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ataya

People with the last name Ataya are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Ataya

  • How Popular is the name Ataya? Ataya is the 38,501st most popular name of all time. As a last name Ataya was the 108,199th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ataya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 88 babies born with the first name Ataya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ataya 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 Ataya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ataya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ataya is Tuesday, October 15th, 1901.
  • What year had the most people named Ataya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ataya was in 2005 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Ataya: Your name in reverse order is Ayata. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ataay. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ataya? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 164 people with the last name Ataya.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ataya? Ataya 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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