• 126 Kitai
First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Kitai

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From Latin Kitai, from Khitan or , Khitai(n), probably via Uyghur خىتاي (xitay). Cognate with Cathay and Russian Кита́й (Kitáj).

  1. (historical ethnography) Synonym of Khitan, in its various senses.

Kitai was also found in the following language(s): Latin and Veps

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kitai

Davidi Kitai is a noteworthy human. Davidi was born in 1979.


Yuki Kitai is a soccer player for the Kataller Toyama, FC Machida Zelvia, and Matsumoto Yamaga FC. Yuki was born on January 27th, 1990 in Kanagawa Prefecture.


Fun Facts about the name Kitai

  • How Popular is the name Kitai? Kitai is the 32,761st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kitai have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 126 babies born with the first name Kitai in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kitai 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 Kitai? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2013 when it was given as a first name to 16 new born babies.
  • When was Kitai first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kitai is Sunday, May 7th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Kitai born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kitai was in 2014 with a total of 62 babies.
  • Random Kitai Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kitai is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Kitai: Your name in reverse order is Iatik. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aikti. How do you pronounce that?

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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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.