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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 Kafi

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Alt. Meaning

K is for knowledge, an avid learner

A is for adventure, take a new one today

F is for forgiving, of others and your own mistakes

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

Notable Persons Named Kafi

Kafi was born in 1941 in Chatham Borough, New Jersey.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Kafi

Ali Kafi was a president. His career lasted from 1992 to 1994. His military service ended in 1962. Ali was born on October 7th, 1928 in El Harrouch. He left this life on April 16th, 2013.


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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kafi U.S.
  White 45.99% 64.26%
  African American 35.77% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 10.22% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 6.57% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kafi

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

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Fun Facts about the name Kafi

  • How Popular is the name Kafi? Kafi is the 35,728th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kafi was the 125,282nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kafi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 106 babies born with the first name Kafi in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kafi 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 Kafi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Kafi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kafi is Thursday, February 10th, 1938.
  • What year had the most people named Kafi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kafi was in 1972 with a total of 24 babies.
  • Random Kafi Factoid: According to the 1972 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kafi is not a popular baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1972.
  • Weird things about the name Kafi: Your name in reverse order is Ifak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Akif. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kafi? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 137 people with the last name Kafi.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kafi? Kafi is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • 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).
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