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First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010


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Fun Facts about the name Kota

  • How many people with the first name Kota have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 435 babies born with the first name Kota in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kota 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 Kota? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1985 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kota first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kota is Saturday, November 20th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Kota born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kota was in 2009 with a total of 39 babies.
  • Random Kota Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kota is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Kota: Your name in reverse order is Atok. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aokt. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kota? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 904 people with the last name Kota.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kota? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kota as their last name since less than 1 person in 323k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Kota as a first name

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Popularity of Kota as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kota U.S.
  White 24.89% 64.26%
  African American 1.88% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 70.02% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.88% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.33% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kota

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

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Kota" mean? The list below shows the origins of Kota as well as things modernly associated with the name Kota such as celebrities named Kota.


Origin and Meaning of Kota

The name "Kota" is of Japanese origin, and it means "Happiness, Good Fortune". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A Dravidian language spoken by the Kota
  2. A member of the Dravidian people living in the Nilgiri Hills in southern India

Other Inspirations for the Name Kota

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What does the name Kota mean?

Kis for kindness, you always show.

Ois for openness, it's refreshing!

Tis for tough, for you are not easily broken

Ais for affectionate, to those that matter most to you

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