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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 Ia

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  1. A state in midwestern United States

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Common last names for Ia

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ia U.S.
  White 20.59% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 60.78% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 6.86% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 10.78% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ia

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

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Fun Facts about the name Ia

  • How Popular is the name Ia? Ia is the 31,355th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ia was the 158,432nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 144 babies born with the first name Ia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ia to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1980 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ia is Monday, February 11th, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Ia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ia was in 1989 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Random Ia Factoid: According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ia is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 8 babies in California have the same name as you in 1994.
  • Weird things about the name Ia: Your name in reverse order is Ai. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ai. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ia? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 102 people with the last name Ia.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ia? Ia is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.