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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kemari

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From Japanese 蹴鞠, from Chinese 蹴鞠 (cùjú)

  1. An ancient Japanese ball game, still played in modern times, in which players cooperate to try to keep a deerskin ball in the air.

kemari was also found in the following language(s): Japanese

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1991 5 5 0
1994 5 5 0
1996 13 6 7
1997 13 6 7
1998 22 8 14
1999 15 6 9
2000 31 11 20
2001 33 15 18
2002 36 7 29
2003 59 12 47
2004 47 15 32
2005 69 26 43
2006 89 23 66
2007 106 27 79
2008 112 24 88
2009 134 34 100
2010 106 27 79
2011 100 22 78
2012 90 23 67
2013 71 16 55
2014 89 26 63
2015 69 17 52
2016 70 21 49
2017 70 15 55

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Popularity of Kemari as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Kemari

  • How Popular is the name Kemari? Kemari is the 8,303rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kemari have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,454 babies born with the first name Kemari in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kemari to occupy the territory of Tokelau (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,411 (as of October 18, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kemari? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1991 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Kemari born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kemari was in 2009 with a total of 100 babies.
  • Random Kemari Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kemari is not a popular baby boy's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Kemari: Your name in reverse order is Iramek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Keriam. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Kemari born Aug 7, 1962

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Africa approximately on 1425. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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