First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Handa

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Alt. Meaning

H is for hug, give one today!

A is for articulate, a regular wordsmith

N is for notable, distinguished are your feats

D is for discreet, you can keep a secret.

A is for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

Notable Persons Named Handa

Handa Rahman is an athlete for the Arambagh Krira Sangha.


Handa Uzzol is an athlete for the Arambagh Krira Sangha.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Handa

Mannara is an actress and model. She has been prominent since 1993. Mannara was given the name Barbie Handa on March 29th, 1991 in Bokaro Steel City, Jharkhand, India. Mannara is also known as Mannara Chopra, Barbie Handa, and Bharbyee Handa.


Sasa was born on April 18th, 1985 in Okinawa Prefecture.


Kento Handa is an actor. Kento was born on June 4th, 1984 in Kobe, Hyōgo, Japan.


Rupinder Handa is a singer.


Vipin Handa is a film producer, writer, lyricist, and film director. Vipin was born on October 28th, 1958 in Delhi.


Sophia Handa is an actress, model, and actor. Sophia was born in Mumbai.


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Popularity of Handa as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Handa U.S.
  White 18.12% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 71.20% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 6.27% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.02% 16.26%

Of Last Name Handa

People with the last name Handa are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Handa

  • How Popular is the name Handa? As a last name Handa was the 27,869th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Handa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Handa is Saturday, February 14th, 1880.
  • How unique is the name Handa? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Handa. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Handa: Your name in reverse order is Adnah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Anadh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Handa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 861 people with the last name Handa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Handa? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Handa as their last name since less than 1 person in 345k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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