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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Decora

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  1. A Japanese fashion style of the late 20th century, characterized by bold, bright colours and numerous accessories.

decora was also found in the following language(s): Catalan, Italian, Latin, Portuguese, and Spanish

Notable Persons With the Last Name Decora

Lorelei DeCora Means is a registered nurse and grassroots activist. She was most prominent from 1973 to 1973. Lorelei was given the name Lorelei DeCora in 1954 in Winnebago Reservation.


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Popularity of Decora as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Decora U.S.
  White 37.15% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 55.34% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.14% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.98% 16.26%

Of Last Name Decora

People with the last name Decora are most frequently White or American Indian and Alaska Native

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Fun Facts about the name Decora

  • How Popular is the name Decora? Decora is the 61,202nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Decora was the 76,029th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Decora have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 21 babies born with the first name Decora in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Decora? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1988 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Decora first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Decora is Sunday, March 21st, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Decora born? The highest recorded use of the first name Decora was in 1988 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Decora: Your name in reverse order is Aroced. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cordea. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Decora? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 253 people with the last name Decora.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Decora? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Decora as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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