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Origin and Meaning of Loya

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Loya

Cynthia Dall was a musician. She was most prominent from 1996 to 2012. Cynthia was given the name Cynthia Meggin Loya on March 12th, 1971 in Roseville, California, United States. Cynthia is also known as Cindy Dall, Dall, and Cindy. She left this life on April 5th, 2012.


Oscar was born on June 12th, 1979.


Mariana Loya is a beauty queen. She holds the title Miss Washington 1998, Miss Arizona USA 2005, Miss Washington1998, and Miss Arizona USA2005. Mariana was born Mariana Loya in Tacoma, Washington.


Consuelo Argüelles Loya is a deputy. Consuelo was born on January 19th, 1977 in Miguel Hidalgo, Mexico City.


Javier was born on January 24th, 1986 in Los Angeles.


Raul Loya was a teacher, civil, political rights, activism, civil rights, and activist. Raul was given the name Raul Bejarano Loya on June 30th, 1938. He left this life on April 1st, 2015.


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Popularity of Loya as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Loya U.S.
  White 9.81% 64.26%
  African American 0.34% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.75% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.37% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.31% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 88.42% 16.26%

Of Last Name Loya

People with the last name Loya are most frequently Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Loya

  • How Popular is the name Loya? Loya is the 83,925th most popular name of all time. As a last name Loya was the 2,931st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Loya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Loya in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Loya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1943 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Loya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Loya is Tuesday, March 23rd, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Loya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Loya was in 1943 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Loya: Your name in reverse order is Ayol. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yloa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Loya? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 12,232 people with the last name Loya.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Loya? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Loya as their last name.

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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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