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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 Coya

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Texas, United States says the name Coya means "Best" and is of Korean origin.
  • According to a user from Australia, the name Coya is of Unknown origin and means "Too lie".
  • A user from Colorado, United States says the name Coya is of ??? origin and means "Noble woman, title of Inca empress".
  • According to a user from Florida, United States, the name Coya is of English origin and means "Alpha pack leader".
Other origins: Indian (Sanskrit)

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Alt. Meaning

C is for captive, your web of charm.

O is for original, one of a kind!

Y is for young, the years never show!

A is for able, for you surely are.

Notable Persons Named Coya

Coya Knutson was a congressman. Her career lasted from 1955 to 1959. Coya was born on August 22nd, 1912 in Edmore, North Dakota. She passed away on October 10th, 1996.


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Popularity of Coya as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Coya U.S.
  White 34.75% 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 62.71% 16.26%

Of Last Name Coya

People with the last name Coya are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Coya

  • How Popular is the name Coya? Coya is the 63,203rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Coya was the 141,140th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Coya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 18 babies born with the first name Coya in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Coya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Coya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Coya is Sunday, May 10th, 1908.
  • What year had the most people named Coya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Coya was in 1992 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Coya: Your name in reverse order is Ayoc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ocay. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Coya? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 118 people with the last name Coya.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Coya? Coya is one of the most unique last names recorded.

What Coyas Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Coya born Nov 30, 1989

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern India approximately on 1075. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.