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Meaning and Origin

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From Proto-Polynesian *hingoa, compare Maori ingoa, Tahitian iʻoa.

  1. name
    ola ka
    the lives
  2. term
  3. title

Shortening of mele inoa (“name chant”).

  1. a name chant, short

    Notable Persons Named Inoa

    Inoa was born on September 21st, 1982 in Port Moresby.


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    Popularity of Inoa as a last name

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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Inoa U.S.
      White 1.66% 64.26%
      African American 0.58% 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 97.27% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Inoa

    People with the last name Inoa are most frequently Hispanic or Latino

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    Fun Facts about the name Inoa

    • How Popular is the name Inoa? As a last name Inoa was the 21,609th most popular name in 2010.
    • When was the first name Inoa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Inoa is Sunday, January 10th, 1886.
    • How unique is the name Inoa? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Inoa. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
    • Weird things about the name Inoa: Your name in reverse order is Aoni. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aoni. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Inoa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,207 people with the last name Inoa.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Inoa? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Inoa as their last name since less than 1 person in 244k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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    Past life for Inoa born Feb 25, 1938

    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 Southern Japan approximately on 1250. 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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