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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Kainoa

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Wiktionary

From ka (“the”) + inoa (“name; namesake”). Originally given as a second name to a child who was named after a relative. Later sometimes interpreted as kai (“sea”) + noa (“free of taboo”).

  1. A male given name; formerly also given to women.

Notable Persons With the Name Kainoa

Kainoa Bailey is a soccer player for the LA Galaxy II, Real Salt Lake, Cruzeiro Esporte Clube, D.C. United, Nashville Metros, and Bayer 04 Leverkusen II. Kainoa was born on August 2nd, 1995 in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.

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Kainoa Kahui is a sports team member for the Ogden Outlaws.

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How popular is the baby name Kainoa in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1975 6 0 6
1977 10 0 10
1978 9 0 9
1979 9 0 9
1980 17 6 11
1981 12 0 12
1983 13 0 13
1984 21 6 15
1985 6 0 6
1986 13 0 13
1987 14 0 14
1988 19 0 19
1989 15 0 15
1990 18 5 13
1991 41 5 36
1992 30 0 30
1993 29 0 29
1994 40 0 40
1995 34 0 34
1996 47 0 47
1997 27 0 27
1998 41 0 41
1999 50 0 50
2000 62 0 62
2001 55 0 55
2002 67 0 67
2003 86 5 81
2004 79 0 79
2005 90 0 90
2006 80 0 80
2007 76 0 76
2008 84 0 84
2009 74 0 74
2010 76 0 76
2011 77 0 77
2012 84 0 84
2013 84 0 84
2014 87 0 87
2015 91 0 91

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Popularity of Kainoa as a first name

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Popularity of Kainoa as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kainoa U.S.
  White 9.02% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 50.82% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 34.43% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.74% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kainoa

People with the last name Kainoa are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Kainoa

  • How Popular is the name Kainoa? Kainoa is the 7,078th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kainoa was the 137,327th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kainoa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,773 babies born with the first name Kainoa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kainoa to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kainoa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Kainoa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kainoa is Friday, August 19th, 1910.
  • What year had the most people named Kainoa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kainoa was in 2015 with a total of 91 babies.
  • Random Kainoa Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kainoa ranks 65th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 21 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Kainoa: Your name in reverse order is Aoniak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Akonai. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kainoa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 122 people with the last name Kainoa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kainoa? Kainoa is one of the most unique last names recorded.

What Kainoa's Have Visited This Page?

What does the name Kainoa mean?

Kis for kindle, the warmth in others.

Ais for artistic, adding beauty to the world

Iis for inclusive, never leaving others out

Nis for natural, the genuine side of you.

Ois for optimistic, look at the bright side!

Ais for aspirations, many to be attained

Name poster for Kainoa

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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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.