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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kona

User Submitted Origins

     Native American

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from California, United States, the name Kona is of Hawaiian origin and means "Unique; Always giddy; and Advetureous".
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Kona

Kona Venkat is a screenwriter. He was most prominent from 1998 to present. Kona was born on February 19th, 1965 in Bapatla, India.


Kona was born on July 10th, 1916 in Bapatla. He passed away on October 20th, 1990.


Kona Takahashi is a baseball player for the Saitama Seibu Lions. Kona was born on February 3rd, 1997 in Numata, Gunma.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Kona

Neeraja Kona is a personal stylist, costume designer, and stylist. She has been prominent since 2012. Neeraja was born Neeraja Kona on April 29th, 1983 in Bapatla. Neeraja is also known as Neeraja.


Dilshad Nahar Kona is a pop music musician. She plays Human voice. She was most active from 1999 to present. Dilshad was born Dilshad Nahar Kona in Dhaka.


Tomáš Kóňa is a soccer player for the Spartak Myjava, FC Nitra, AC Sparta Prague, FC Fastav Zlín, FC Petržalka akadémia, FK Senica, and Slovakia national football team. Tomáš was born on March 1st, 1984 in Nitra.


Tarun was born on November 17th, 1989.


Andre Kona is a soccer player for the Jomo Cosmos F.C., Gençlerbirliği S.K., Antalyaspor, Diyarbakırspor, İstanbulspor A.Ş., and DR Congo national football team. Andre was born on June 16th, 1970 in Robunbashi, Zaire.


Sylvère Kona is an athlete for the Tonnerre d'Abomey FC.


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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Kona as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kona U.S.
  White 37.30% 64.26%
  African American 6.11% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 44.69% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 8.04% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kona

People with the last name Kona are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Kona

  • How Popular is the name Kona? Kona is the 17,128th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kona was the 64,054th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kona have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 459 babies born with the first name Kona in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kona 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 Kona? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1963 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Kona first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kona is Thursday, May 12th, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Kona born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kona was in 2012 with a total of 29 babies.
  • Random Kona Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kona is not a popular baby boy's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Kona: Your name in reverse order is Anok. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aokn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kona? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 311 people with the last name Kona.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kona? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kona as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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