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Origin and Meaning of Keita

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  • A user from District of Columbia, United States says the name Keita is of English origin and means "God".
  • A submission from Georgia, United States says the name Keita means "Blessing, or king" and is of African origin.

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< kuka (“who”)

< keittää (“to cook, boil”)

Notable Persons Named Keita

Keita is a soccer player for the S.S. Lazio, FC Barcelona, UE Cornellà, and Catalonia national football team. Keita was born on March 8th, 1995 in Arbúcies, Spain. Keita is also known as Diao and Keita Baldé.


Keita was born on May 22nd, 1984 in Tokyo.


Keita Takahashi is a game designer, artist, and game design. Keita was born in 1975 in Moji-ku, Kitakyūshū.


Keita Tachibana is a j-pop, contemporary r&b, and dance-pop singing and dance. He plays Guitar, Piano, Bass guitar, and Vocals. He has been prominent since 2000. Keita was born on December 16th, 1985.


Keita Suzuki is a soccer player for the Urawa Red Diamonds, Japan national under-23 football team, and Japan national football team. Keita was born on July 8th, 1981 in Shizuoka, Shizuoka, Japan.


Keita was born on January 9th, 1988 in Matsubara, Osaka. Keita is also known as Keita in the House.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Keita

Keita is a soccer player for the S.S. Lazio, FC Barcelona, UE Cornellà, and Catalonia national football team. Keita was born on March 8th, 1995 in Arbúcies, Spain. Keita is also known as Diao and Keita Baldé.


Naby Keïta is a soccer player for the FC Red Bull Salzburg, FC Istres, and Guinea national football team. Naby was born on February 10th, 1995.


Mansa Sundiata Keita is royalty. He holds the title Emperor of Imperial Mali and EmperorofImperial Mali. He was most active from 1235 to 1255. Mansa was born as the child of Naré Maghann Konaté in Niani, part of present-day Guinea.


Salif Keita is an afro pop music singing. Salif was born on August 25th, 1949.


Seydou Keita is a soccer player for the A.S. Roma, JS Centre Salif Keita, Olympique de Marseille, FC Lorient, RC Lens, Sevilla FC, FC Barcelona, Dalian Yifang F.C., Valencia CF, and Mali national football team. Seydou was born on January 16th, 1980 in Bamako.


Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta is a President of Mali, Prime Minister of Mali, President of the National Assembly, List of heads of state of Mali, List of heads of government of Mali, and List of Presidents of the National Assembly of Mali. Ibrahim was born on January 29th, 1945 in Koutiala.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1967 6 6 0
1968 7 7 0
1969 11 11 0
1970 10 10 0
1971 18 9 9
1972 18 11 7
1973 22 12 10
1974 23 11 12
1975 29 16 13
1976 12 5 7
1977 19 5 14
1978 14 6 8
1979 17 12 5
1980 26 11 15
1981 49 16 33
1982 18 8 10
1983 14 7 7
1984 5 0 5
1985 12 6 6
1986 7 0 7
1987 8 0 8
1988 6 6 0
1989 9 0 9
1990 5 0 5
1991 15 0 15
1992 12 0 12
1993 11 0 11
1994 12 0 12
1995 24 9 15
1996 6 0 6
1998 9 0 9
1999 14 0 14
2000 5 0 5
2001 8 0 8
2002 14 5 9
2003 8 0 8
2004 7 0 7
2005 6 0 6
2006 6 0 6
2007 10 0 10
2008 17 0 17
2009 11 0 11
2010 9 0 9
2011 13 0 13
2012 10 0 10
2014 8 0 8
2015 16 0 16
2016 8 0 8
2017 16 0 16
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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Popularity of Keita as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Keita U.S.
  White 2.70% 64.26%
  African American 93.61% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.37% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.66% 16.26%

Of Last Name Keita

People with the last name Keita are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Keita

  • How Popular is the name Keita? Keita is the 13,976th most popular name of all time. As a last name Keita was the 18,296th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Keita have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 640 babies born with the first name Keita in the United States. That's more than enough people named Keita to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Keita? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1967 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Keita first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Keita is Thursday, January 27th, 1916.
  • What year had the most people named Keita born? The highest recorded use of the first name Keita was in 1981 with a total of 33 babies.
  • Random Keita Factoid: According to the 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Keita is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1981.
  • Weird things about the name Keita: Your name in reverse order is Atiek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tkiae. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Keita? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,517 people with the last name Keita.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Keita? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Keita as their last name since less than 1 person in 196k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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