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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kinshasa

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Kinshasa
the capital city of Zaire, formerly named Leopoldville.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo on the Congo river opposite Brazzaville
  1. The capital and largest city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire), in the western part of the country on the Congo River.

Kinshasa was also found in the following language(s): Portuguese and Spanish

Fun Facts about the name Kinshasa

  • How Popular is the name Kinshasa? Kinshasa is the 33,819th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kinshasa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 122 babies born with the first name Kinshasa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kinshasa 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 Kinshasa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Kinshasa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kinshasa was in 1977 with a total of 19 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Kinshasa: Your name in reverse order is Asahsnik. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Isanhask. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Kinshasa born Mar 27, 1926

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 Sumatra approximately on 425. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.