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Loa

First Name
761
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
1k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Loa

"Loa" is a name of Scandinavian origin, and it means "Spring bird". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary

From Haitian Creole lwa, perhaps from French roi (“king”).

  1. In the voodoo religion, a spirit intermediary between Bondye (the creator god) and human beings.

loa was also found in the following language(s): Hawaiian, Malagasy, Norwegian Nynorsk, Portuguese, Spanish, Tswana, and Vietnamese

Notable Persons With the Name Loa

Loa is a comics character.

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Loa Nou is a famous person. Loa was born on December 31st, 1987 in Port Moresby.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Loa

Loa is a comics character.

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Sek Hie Loa was an influential person. Sek was born in 1898. Sek is also known as Loa and Sek Hie Sia. He passed away in 1965.

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Kalifa Faifai Loa is a leading human. Kalifa was born on January 29th, 1990 in Wellington.

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Phap Loa was a noteworthy individual. Phap was born in 1284. He died in 1330.

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Martin Patrick Loa is a sports team member for the Union Douala.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1894 8 8 0
1897 5 5 0
1899 5 5 0
1900 5 5 0
1904 5 5 0
1909 5 5 0
1911 8 8 0
1912 5 5 0
1913 6 6 0
1914 8 8 0
1915 9 9 0
1916 12 12 0
1917 19 19 0
1918 17 17 0
1919 13 13 0
1920 22 22 0
1921 13 13 0
1922 15 15 0
1923 12 12 0
1924 29 29 0
1925 20 20 0
1926 17 17 0
1927 11 11 0
1928 17 17 0
1929 16 16 0
1930 10 10 0
1931 13 13 0
1932 10 10 0
1933 19 19 0
1934 16 16 0
1935 14 14 0
1936 24 24 0
1937 15 15 0
1938 21 21 0
1939 22 22 0
1940 14 14 0
1941 9 9 0
1942 16 16 0
1943 17 17 0
1944 9 9 0
1945 12 12 0
1946 7 7 0
1947 13 13 0
1948 14 14 0
1949 9 9 0
1950 8 8 0
1951 10 10 0
1952 10 10 0
1953 12 12 0
1954 9 9 0
1955 9 9 0
1956 5 5 0
1957 8 8 0
1958 7 7 0
1959 6 6 0
1960 9 9 0
1961 10 10 0
1963 5 5 0
2006 5 5 0
2008 8 8 0
2010 6 6 0
2011 8 8 0
2012 13 13 0
2013 10 10 0
2014 10 10 0
2015 7 7 0

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Popularity of Loa as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Loa U.S.
  White 7.64% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 14.17% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.23% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 73.32% 16.26%

Of Last Name Loa

People with the last name Loa are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Loa

  • How Popular is the name Loa? Loa is the 12,113th most popular name of all time. As a last name Loa was the 23,397th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Loa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 761 babies born with the first name Loa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Loa to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Loa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1894 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Loa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Loa is Saturday, August 19th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Loa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Loa was in 1924 with a total of 29 babies.
  • Random Loa Factoid: According to the 1928 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Loa is not a popular baby girl's name in Utah. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 1928.
  • Weird things about the name Loa: Your name in reverse order is Aol. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Alo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Loa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,087 people with the last name Loa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Loa? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Loa as their last name since less than 1 person in 270k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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What does the name Loa mean?

Lis for listen, one of your best traits.

Ois for observant, nothing gets by you!

Ais for admirable, you certainly are!

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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.