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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 Kalima

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Alt. Meaning

K is for knowledge, an avid learner

A is for appreciative, of all you have

L is for look, the way you look at life.

I is for incorruptible, always standing up for what is right

M is for mirth, your laughter.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kalima

Jesse was born in 1920. He breathed his last breath in 1980.


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Popularity of Kalima as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kalima U.S.
  White 4.98% 64.26%
  African American 6.79% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 45.70% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 35.29% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.24% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kalima

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

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Fun Facts about the name Kalima

  • How Popular is the name Kalima? Kalima is the 32,748th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kalima was the 84,748th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kalima have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 131 babies born with the first name Kalima in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kalima 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 Kalima? 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.
  • What year had the most people named Kalima born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kalima was in 1984 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Random Kalima Factoid: According to the 1979 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kalima is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1979.
  • Weird things about the name Kalima: Your name in reverse order is Amilak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aaklmi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kalima? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 221 people with the last name Kalima.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kalima? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kalima as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Kalima born Sep 9, 1990

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 Germany approximately on 1775. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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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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