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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Decorah

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Alt. Meaning

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

E is for enamoured, forever will your children be with you

C is for casual, no pretension here.

O is for original, one of a kind!

R is for reassuring, eliminating doubts!

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

H is for hardy, can't keep you down!

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Popularity of Decorah as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Decorah U.S.
  White 16.03% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 67.31% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 11.86% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.49% 16.26%

Of Last Name Decorah

People with the last name Decorah are most frequently White, American Indian and Alaska Native, or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Decorah

  • How Popular is the name Decorah? As a last name Decorah was the 63,873rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Decorah? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Decorah was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Decorah: Your name in reverse order is Haroced. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cahdore. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Decorah? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 312 people with the last name Decorah.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Decorah? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Decorah as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Decorahs Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Decorah born Dec 4, 1947

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 Arctic approximately on 1250. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

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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