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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kahala

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  • According to a user from India, the name Kahala is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "A kind of musical instrument in horn shape; name of an apsara".
  • A user from Arizona, United States says the name Kahala is of Cherokee origin and means "Summer sunset".
Other origins: Hawaiian

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kahala

Nur al-Din Kahala is a Chairman of the Executive Council of the Northern Region of the United Arab Republic. His career lasted from 1958 to 1960. Nur was born in 1910.


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Popularity of Kahala as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kahala U.S.
  White 49.25% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 22.11% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 15.08% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 12.06% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kahala

People with the last name Kahala are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, Two or More Ethnicities, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Kahala

  • How Popular is the name Kahala? Kahala is the 87,723rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Kahala was the 92,358th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kahala have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Kahala in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kahala? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1983 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kahala first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kahala is Monday, May 6th, 1912.
  • What year had the most people named Kahala born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kahala was in 1983 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Kahala: Your name in reverse order is Alahak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Alakah. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kahala? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 199 people with the last name Kahala.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kahala? Kahala is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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Past life for Kahala born Apr 12, 1934

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ontario approximately on 1425. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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