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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 Cataleya

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  • A user from Mexico says the name Cataleya is of Spanish origin and means "It a type of Orchid".
  • A user from St Kitts and Nevis says the name Cataleya is of English origin and means "Pure".
  • A submission from Jamaica says the name Cataleya means "Orchid" and is of English origin.
  • A user from Spain says the name Cataleya is of English origin and means "It's a name derived from a genus of orchids, Cattleya, which is named in 1824 after a botanist's surname, Cattley. I am a spaniard... and no, it means nothing in spanish.".
  • According to a user from Georgia, United States, the name Cataleya is of Spanish origin and means "Against the law, or without law".

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  1. A female given name

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
2011 28 28 0
2012 639 639 0
2013 687 687 0
2014 694 694 0
2015 723 723 0
2016 606 606 0
2017 636 636 0

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Popularity of Cataleya as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Cataleya

  • How Popular is the name Cataleya? Cataleya is the 4,344th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Cataleya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,013 babies born with the first name Cataleya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cataleya to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cataleya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2011 when it was given as a first name to 28 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Cataleya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cataleya was in 2015 with a total of 723 babies.
  • Random Cataleya Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cataleya is not a popular baby girl's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Cataleya: Your name in reverse order is Ayelatac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tleaacay. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Cataleya born Apr 8, 2003

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 Korea approximately on 1650. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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