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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kila

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  • A user from Kentucky, United States says the name Kila is of English origin and means "Victorious".
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Wiktionary

kila (“high, strong”). Also the spoken form of biblical Sila (“Silas”).

  1. (Hawaiian mythology) One of the migrants who sailed from Tahiti to Hawaii; son of Moʻikeha.
  2. A male given name, sometimes also given to women.

Notable Persons Named Kila

Kila Kaaihue is a baseball player. Kila was born on March 29th, 1984 in Kailua, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Kila is also known as Ka'aihue and Kila.

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Kila was born on May 16th, 1986 in Papua New Guinea.

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Kila Iaravai is a soccer player for the PRK Hekari United, Gigira Laitepo United FC, and Papua New Guinea national football team. Kila was born on January 7th, 1991 in Papua New Guinea.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kila

Jason was born on January 15th, 1990 in Port Moresby.

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Adefemi Kila is a National Senator.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1957 7 7 0
1958 6 6 0
1960 5 5 0
1961 6 6 0
1963 7 7 0
1965 5 5 0
1966 8 8 0
1967 6 6 0
1969 5 5 0
1970 7 7 0
1971 7 7 0
1972 60 55 5
1973 19 19 0
1974 15 15 0
1975 22 22 0
1976 15 15 0
1977 15 15 0
1978 13 13 0
1979 15 15 0
1980 12 12 0
1981 6 6 0
1982 23 23 0
1983 13 13 0
1984 16 16 0
1985 8 8 0
1986 17 17 0
1987 16 16 0
1988 15 15 0
1989 17 17 0
1990 14 14 0
1991 13 13 0
1992 14 14 0
1993 15 15 0
1994 15 15 0
1995 18 18 0
1996 17 17 0
1997 24 24 0
1998 22 22 0
1999 22 22 0
2000 25 25 0
2001 19 19 0
2002 32 32 0
2003 29 29 0
2004 21 21 0
2005 35 35 0
2006 23 23 0
2007 26 26 0
2008 16 16 0
2009 15 15 0
2010 11 11 0
2011 18 18 0
2012 11 11 0
2013 13 13 0
2014 12 12 0
2015 5 5 0
2016 6 6 0
2017 5 5 0

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Popularity of Kila as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kila U.S.
  White 21.68% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 36.36% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 32.17% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.69% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kila

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

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Fun Facts about the name Kila

  • How Popular is the name Kila? Kila is the 11,419th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kila was the 120,901st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kila have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 882 babies born with the first name Kila in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kila to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kila? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1957 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Kila first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kila is Tuesday, July 10th, 1894.
  • What year had the most people named Kila born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kila was in 1972 with a total of 55 babies.
  • Random Kila Factoid: According to the 1972 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kila is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1972.
  • Weird things about the name Kila: Your name in reverse order is Alik. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Liak. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kila? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 143 people with the last name Kila.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kila? Kila 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).
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