First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mahana

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from New Jersey, United States says the name Mahana means "Sun" "bright" "heat" "warmth" and is of Maori origin.
  • According to a user from India, the name Mahana is of Hindi origin and means "The greatest".
Other origins: Indian (Sanskrit), Hebrew, and Malayalam

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International Interest

Notable Persons With the Last Name Mahana

Satish Mahana is a Member of the Legislative Assembly. Satish was born on October 14th, 1960 in Kanpur.


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International Interest for Mahana

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Mahana as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mahana U.S.
  White 85.43% 64.26%
  African American 3.14% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.29% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.71% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.43% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mahana

People with the last name Mahana are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Mahana

  • How Popular is the name Mahana? Mahana is the 52,439th most popular name of all time. As a last name Mahana was the 58,042nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Mahana have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 36 babies born with the first name Mahana in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mahana? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1999 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Mahana first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mahana is Sunday, June 16th, 1895.
  • What year had the most people named Mahana born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mahana was in 2013 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Mahana: Your name in reverse order is Anaham. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ahanma. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mahana? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 350 people with the last name Mahana.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mahana? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Mahana as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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