Kamara

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2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kamara

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Alt. Meaning

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

A is for adorable, how precious

M is for melody, the song of life.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

R is for romantic, hopelessly so

A is for affectionate, to those that matter most to you

Notable Persons Named Kamara

Kamara was born on November 23rd, 1984 in Kingston, Jamaica. She left this life on September 20th, 2014.

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Kamara Bacchus is an actor, radio personality, and actress. She was most active from 2003 to present. Kamara was given the name Kamara Nadine Bacchus on January 11th, 1986 in London, England.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kamara

Chris Kamara is a soccer player for the Royal Navy, Portsmouth F.C., Swindon Town F.C., Brentford F.C., Stoke City F.C., Leeds United F.C., Luton Town F.C., Sheffield United F.C., Middlesbrough F.C., Bradford City A.F.C., and Welshpool Town F.C. Chris was born on December 25th, 1957 in Middlesbrough, England.

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Kei Kamara is a soccer player for the Columbus Crew SC, FC Kallon, California State University, Dominguez Hills, Orange County Blue Star, San Jose Earthquakes, Houston Dynamo, Sporting Kansas City, Norwich City F.C., Middlesbrough F.C., and Sierra Leone national football team. Kei was born on September 1st, 1984 in Kenema, Sierra Leone.

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Glen Kamara is a soccer player for the Southend United F.C., Arsenal F.C., Finland national under-19 football team, and Finland national under-21 football team. Glen was born on October 28th, 1995 in Tampere, Finland.

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Ola Kamara is a soccer player for the Columbus Crew SC, Frigg Oslo FK, Stabæk Fotball, Hønefoss BK, Strømsgodset Toppfotball, SV Ried, TSV 1860 München, FK Austria Wien, Molde FK, and Norway national football team. Ola was born on October 15th, 1989 in Oslo.

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Alhaji Kamara is a soccer player for the IFK Norrköping, FC Kallon, Djurgårdens IF Fotboll, IK Frej, IFK Värnamo, Johor Darul Ta'zim F.C., and Sierra Leone national football team. Alhaji was born on April 16th, 1994 in Freetown. Alhaji is also known as Andriano.

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Diomansy Kamara is a soccer player for the NorthEast United FC, Red Star F.C., U.S. Catanzaro 1929, Modena F.C., Portsmouth F.C., West Bromwich Albion F.C., Fulham F.C., Celtic F.C., Leicester City F.C., Eskişehirspor, and Senegal national football team. Diomansy was born on November 8th, 1980 in Paris.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1965 6 6 0
1967 7 7 0
1969 12 12 0
1970 11 11 0
1971 8 8 0
1972 17 17 0
1973 14 14 0
1974 20 20 0
1975 13 13 0
1976 21 21 0
1977 19 19 0
1978 11 11 0
1979 15 15 0
1980 11 11 0
1981 11 11 0
1982 13 13 0
1983 19 19 0
1984 16 16 0
1985 28 28 0
1986 13 13 0
1987 17 17 0
1988 21 21 0
1989 19 19 0
1990 26 26 0
1991 22 22 0
1992 31 31 0
1993 22 22 0
1994 32 32 0
1995 34 34 0
1996 19 19 0
1997 18 18 0
1998 31 31 0
1999 33 33 0
2000 36 36 0
2001 38 38 0
2002 46 39 7
2003 30 30 0
2004 54 54 0
2005 72 72 0
2006 84 84 0
2007 88 88 0
2008 75 70 5
2009 86 86 0
2010 79 79 0
2011 64 64 0
2012 63 63 0
2013 61 61 0
2014 40 40 0
2015 40 40 0
2016 43 43 0
2017 52 52 0

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Popularity of Kamara as a first name

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Popularity of Kamara as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kamara U.S.
  White 3.12% 64.26%
  African American 93.91% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.46% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.08% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.81% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.62% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kamara

People with the last name Kamara are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Kamara

  • How Popular is the name Kamara? Kamara is the 7,642nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Kamara was the 5,530th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kamara have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,661 babies born with the first name Kamara in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kamara 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 Kamara? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1965 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Kamara first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kamara is Tuesday, August 2nd, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Kamara born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kamara was in 2007 with a total of 88 babies.
  • Random Kamara Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kamara is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Kamara: Your name in reverse order is Aramak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rmkaaa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kamara? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,288 people with the last name Kamara.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kamara? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Kamara as their last name.

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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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