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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kemar

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  • According to a user from Barbados, the name Kemar is of English origin and means "Gift from god".
Other origins: Spanish

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From Latin cremāre, present active infintive of cremō.

Notable Persons Named Kemar

Kemar Roofe is a soccer player for the Oxford United F.C., West Bromwich Albion F.C., Knattspyrnufélagið Víkingur, Northampton Town F.C., Cheltenham Town F.C., and Colchester United F.C. Kemar was born on January 6th, 1993 in Walsall, England.


Kemar Lawrence is a soccer player for the New York Red Bulls, Harbour View F.C., Jamaica national under-17 football team, Jamaica national under-20 football team, and Jamaica national football team. Kemar was born on September 17th, 1992 in Kingston, Jamaica.


Kemar was born on January 10th, 1992 in Saint Catherine Parish.


Kemar Roach is a cricketer. Kemar was born on June 30th, 1988 in Saint Lucy, Barbados.


Kemar was born on October 11th, 1989 in George Town, Cayman Islands.


Kemar McGregor is a reggae producer, songwriter, sound engineer, music retailer, and audio engineer. He holds the title Gyptian – Beautiful Lady" and Sinead O'Connor – How About I Be Me?". He was most prominent from 1999 to present. Kemar was born Kemar McGregor on June 20th, 1980 in Kingston, Jamaica. Kemar is also known as DJ Flava and Flava McGregor.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1989 10 0 10
1990 5 0 5
1991 10 0 10
1992 10 0 10
1993 11 0 11
1994 9 0 9
1995 13 0 13
1996 8 0 8
1997 12 0 12
1998 15 0 15
1999 19 0 19
2000 11 0 11
2001 15 0 15
2002 23 0 23
2003 23 0 23
2004 16 0 16
2005 15 0 15
2006 29 0 29
2007 18 0 18
2008 26 0 26
2009 34 0 34
2010 15 0 15
2011 25 0 25
2012 29 0 29
2013 24 0 24
2014 21 0 21
2015 13 0 13
2016 19 0 19
2017 24 0 24
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Kemar

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Fun Facts about the name Kemar

  • How Popular is the name Kemar? Kemar is the 16,276th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kemar have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 502 babies born with the first name Kemar in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kemar 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 Kemar? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1989 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Kemar first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kemar is Wednesday, December 28th, 1938.
  • What year had the most people named Kemar born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kemar was in 2009 with a total of 34 babies.
  • Random Kemar Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kemar is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Kemar: Your name in reverse order is Ramek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Reamk. How do you pronounce that?

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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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