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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Latoya mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Latoya

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  • According to a user from Jamaica, the name Latoya is of English origin and means "The woman who is true".
  • A submission from Jamaica says the name Latoya means "'Has lots of talent'" and is of English origin.
  • A submission from Texas, United States says the name Latoya means "Sweet Soul" and is of African American origin.
  • A submission from Trinidad and Tobago says the name Latoya means "Singer" and is of English origin.
  • A user from Texas, United States says the name Latoya is of American origin and means "Kind and caring".
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Wiktionary

Possibly La- +‎ Toya (“a Spanish pet form of Victoria”).

  1. A female given name of African-American usage in the latter half of the twentieth century.

Notable Persons Named Latoya

Toya is a contemporary r&b musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2001 to 2006. Toya was given the name LaToya Lacole Rodriguez on July 22nd, 1983. Toya is also known as Lunatic Lady, St. Lou Girly, Rodriguez, LaToya; Martin, and LaToya.

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LaToya London is a contemporary r&b, soul music, and jazz musician. She has had major accomplishments since 2004. LaToya was given the name LaToya Renee London on December 29th, 1978 in San Francisco, California, United States.

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Latoya Joyner is a Member of the New York Assembly from the 77th District and Member of theNew York Assemblyfrom the 77th District.

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Latoya Thomas is a basketball player for the Cleveland Rockers, San Antonio Stars, Los Angeles Sparks, Detroit Shock, and Minnesota Lynx. She was most active from 2003 to 2008. Latoya was born on July 6th, 1981 in Greenville, Mississippi.

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Toya Delazy is a jazz, electro, hip hop, pop, electro (music), and hip hop music musician. She was most prominent from 2011 to present. Toya was given the name Latoya Nontokozo Buthelezi on February 5th, 1990 in eMahlabathini, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

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LaToya Sanders is a basketball player for the Washington Mystics, Phoenix Mercury, Minnesota Lynx, Abdullah Gül Üniversitesi B.K., and Los Angeles Sparks. She has had major accomplishments since 2008. LaToya was born on September 11th, 1986 in Nuremberg.

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How popular is the baby name Latoya in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1960 6 6 0
1963 6 6 0
1964 7 7 0
1965 7 7 0
1966 6 6 0
1967 10 10 0
1968 9 9 0
1969 20 20 0
1970 77 77 0
1971 145 145 0
1972 296 296 0
1973 488 488 0
1974 964 958 6
1975 1,211 1,202 9
1976 2,067 2,052 15
1977 2,333 2,320 13
1978 2,048 2,039 9
1979 1,886 1,880 6
1980 2,514 2,503 11
1981 4,280 4,267 13 #69 girl name
1982 3,209 3,201 8 #91 girl name
1983 3,158 3,151 7 #90 girl name
1984 5,069 5,051 18 #60 girl name
1985 3,421 3,402 19 #81 girl name
1986 2,548 2,537 11
1987 2,165 2,151 14
1988 1,822 1,810 12
1989 1,471 1,463 8
1990 1,122 1,116 6
1991 810 810 0
1992 580 580 0
1993 378 378 0
1994 220 220 0
1995 165 165 0
1996 134 134 0
1997 111 111 0
1998 77 77 0
1999 83 83 0
2000 68 68 0
2001 64 64 0
2002 60 60 0
2003 43 43 0
2004 67 67 0
2005 51 51 0
2006 56 56 0
2007 55 55 0
2008 33 33 0
2009 36 36 0
2010 46 46 0
2011 27 27 0
2012 29 29 0
2013 21 21 0
2014 26 26 0
2015 21 21 0
2016 13 13 0
2017 20 20 0

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Popularity of Latoya as a first name

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Common last names for Latoya

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Fun Facts about the name Latoya

  • What name lists does Latoya rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Latoya? Latoya is the 1,059th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Latoya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 45,659 babies born with the first name Latoya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Latoya to occupy the territory of Turks and Caicos Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 44,493 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Latoya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1960 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Latoya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Latoya is Wednesday, December 1st, 1954.
  • What year had the most people named Latoya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Latoya was in 1984 with a total of 5,051 babies. That's a lot of babies named Latoya!
  • Random Latoya Factoid: According to the 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Latoya ranks 82nd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Maryland. Imagine that, 60 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 1987.
  • Weird things about the name Latoya: Your name in reverse order is Ayotal. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aoalty. How do you pronounce that?

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