• 492 Kota


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

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Meanings and Origins

What does the name Kota mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Kota

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

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

Notable Persons Named Kota

Kota was born on May 21st, 1982 in Aira, Kagoshima (town).


Kota Srinivasa Rao is an actor and politician. Kota was born on July 10th, 1947 in Kankipadu.


Kota was born in 1943.


Kota Srinivas Vyas was an indian police service and ips officer. Kota was born in Telangana. He breathed his last breath on January 27th, 1993.


Kōta Yabu is a j-pop singing, tarento, and pop idol. He was most active from 2001 to present. Kōta was born on January 31st, 1990 in Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama, Japan.


Kota Hoshino is a video game music and video game composer. Kota was born on April 23rd, 1975 in Tokyo.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Kota


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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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Fun Facts about the name Kota

  • How Popular is the name Kota? Kota is the 16,191st most popular name of all time. As a last name Kota was the 26,873rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kota have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 492 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 2016 with a total of 44 babies.
  • Random Kota Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kota is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2013.
  • 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 Kato. 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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  • 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.