Kaya

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9k
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since 1880
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in 2010
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Origin and Meaning of Kaya

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Wiktionary
  1. A male given name which means "rock".
  2. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Kaya

Kaya Scodelario is an actress. She has been prominent since 2007. Kaya was given the name Kaya Rose Humphrey on March 13th, 1992 in Haywards Heath, West Sussex, England.

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Kaya Jones is a pop music, rhythm, blues, dance music, and electronic dance music singing and dance. She plays Violin and Vocals. She was most active from 2001 to present. Kaya was given the name Chrystal Neria on August 28th, 1984 in Toronto.

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Kaya Stewart is an electronic dance music and pop music musician. She plays Human voice, Guitar, and Piano. She was most active from 2015 to present. Kaya was born Kaya Stewart on February 28th, 2000 in London.

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Kaya was born as the child of Murad IV in Ottoman Empire.

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Kaya was born on July 1st, 1970.

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Kaya was a seggae musician. Kaya was given the name Joseph Reginald Topize on August 10th, 1960 in Mauritius. Kaya is also known as Topize and Joseph Reginald. He breathed his last breath on February 21st, 1999.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kaya

Hazal Kaya is an actress and model. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2006 to 2006. Hazal was given the name Leyla Hazal Kaya on October 1st, 1990 in Gaziantep, Turkey. Hazal is also known as Hazal Kaya.

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Semih Kaya is a soccer player for the Galatasaray S.K. (football), Altay S.K., Gaziantepspor, Kartal S.K., Turkey national youth football team, and Turkey national under-17 football team. Semih was born on February 24th, 1991 in Bergama, Turkey.

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Ahmet Kaya was a kurdish music, music of turkey, and music of azerbaijan musician. He plays Bağlama and Vocals. His most notable accomplishments were from 1985 to 1985. Ahmet was born on October 28th, 1957 in Malatya, Turkey. He passed away on November 16th, 2000.

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Enes Kaya is a celebrity and television personality. Enes was born on August 22nd, 1984 in Istanbul.

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Onur Kaya is a soccer player for the S.V. Zulte Waregem, R.S.C. Anderlecht, Vitesse Arnhem, R. Charleroi S.C., and K.S.C. Lokeren Oost-Vlaanderen. Onur was born on April 20th, 1986 in Brussels.

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Ala was born in 1980 in Gaziantep. Ala is also known as The Babyface Killer.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1968 6 6 0
1969 6 6 0
1970 6 6 0
1971 7 7 0
1972 5 5 0
1974 9 9 0
1975 17 12 5
1976 9 9 0
1977 7 7 0
1978 23 23 0
1979 13 13 0
1980 7 7 0
1981 18 18 0
1982 21 15 6
1983 14 14 0
1984 19 19 0
1985 19 19 0
1986 16 16 0
1987 29 24 5
1988 34 29 5
1989 41 30 11
1990 38 38 0
1991 54 54 0
1992 68 59 9
1993 78 71 7
1994 79 71 8
1995 95 82 13
1996 123 113 10
1997 147 133 14
1998 177 162 15
1999 207 192 15
2000 315 301 14
2001 466 410 56
2002 546 499 47
2003 537 519 18
2004 561 528 33
2005 456 435 21
2006 476 447 29
2007 446 428 18
2008 510 479 31
2009 443 426 17
2010 377 356 21
2011 401 383 18
2012 348 330 18
2013 376 356 20
2014 280 264 16
2015 340 326 14
2016 290 280 10
2017 296 281 15

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Popularity of Kaya as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kaya U.S.
  White 56.49% 64.26%
  African American 2.27% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 25.57% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.92% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.64% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 8.11% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kaya

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

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Fun Facts about the name Kaya

  • How Popular is the name Kaya? Kaya is the 2,698th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kaya was the 18,819th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kaya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,856 babies born with the first name Kaya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kaya to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kaya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1968 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Kaya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kaya is Saturday, April 28th, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Kaya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kaya was in 2004 with a total of 528 babies.
  • Random Kaya Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kaya ranks 75th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 13 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Kaya: Your name in reverse order is Ayak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yaak. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kaya? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,455 people with the last name Kaya.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kaya? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kaya as their last name since less than 1 person in 204k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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