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Origin and Meaning of Keta

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     Indian (Sanskrit)
     Aztec (Nahuatl)

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Albania, the name Keta is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Gift of god".
  • According to a user from Georgia, United States, the name Keta means "Gift of god".
  • A submission from India says the name Keta means "Abode, intention, wish, Mark, Sign" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ke"ta
A small salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) of inferior value, which in the autumn runs up all the larger rivers between San Francisco and Kamchatka.

Etymology: Perh. of Amer. Indian origin


Perhaps of Native American origin.

  1. A small salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) of North America.

keta was also found in the following language(s): Dutch and Westrobothnian

Notable Persons With the Last Name Keta

Mike was born on April 25th, 1983 in Bulqizë.


Ismail was born on December 1st, 1976 in Bulqizë.


Faustino Keta is an athlete for the Ingoru.


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Fun Facts about the name Keta

  • How Popular is the name Keta? Keta is the 33,045th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Keta have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 128 babies born with the first name Keta in the United States. That's more than enough people named Keta 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 Keta? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1957 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Keta first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Keta is Friday, November 13th, 1908.
  • What year had the most people named Keta born? The highest recorded use of the first name Keta was in 1977 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Keta: Your name in reverse order is Atek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ekat. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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