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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kekoa

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  • A user from California, United States says the name Kekoa is of Hawaiian origin and means "Brave and courageous".
  • A submission from United States says the name Kekoa means "Beautiful mouse" and is of Unknown origin.

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Wiktionary

ke (“the”) + koa (“warrior; koa tree”). Also a short form of compound names beginning with Kekoa-.

  1. A male given name, formerly also given to women.
  2. A surname​.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1972 5 0 5
1974 5 0 5
1975 9 0 9
1976 16 0 16
1977 13 0 13
1978 14 0 14
1979 18 0 18
1980 11 0 11
1981 8 0 8
1982 12 0 12
1983 10 0 10
1984 16 0 16
1985 13 0 13
1986 17 0 17
1987 24 0 24
1988 12 0 12
1989 26 0 26
1990 23 0 23
1991 28 0 28
1992 38 0 38
1993 16 0 16
1994 27 0 27
1995 36 0 36
1996 27 0 27
1997 30 0 30
1998 36 0 36
1999 37 0 37
2000 49 6 43
2001 61 11 50
2002 51 5 46
2003 51 0 51
2004 51 0 51
2005 53 0 53
2006 49 0 49
2007 59 0 59
2008 67 0 67
2009 66 0 66
2010 63 0 63
2011 62 0 62
2012 57 0 57
2013 58 0 58
2014 55 0 55
2015 71 0 71
2016 67 0 67
2017 73 0 73

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Popularity of Kekoa as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kekoa U.S.
  White 11.66% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 35.58% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 45.40% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.75% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kekoa

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

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Fun Facts about the name Kekoa

  • How Popular is the name Kekoa? Kekoa is the 7,851st most popular name of all time. As a last name Kekoa was the 108,734th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kekoa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,590 babies born with the first name Kekoa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kekoa 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 Kekoa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kekoa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kekoa is Tuesday, February 2nd, 1937.
  • What year had the most people named Kekoa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kekoa was in 2017 with a total of 73 babies.
  • Random Kekoa Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kekoa ranks 100th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 15 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Kekoa: Your name in reverse order is Aokek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Okeak. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kekoa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 163 people with the last name Kekoa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kekoa? Kekoa is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.