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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Maka

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  • A user from Philippines says the name Maka is of Filipino (Philippines) origin and means "Child of the sea".
  • A submission from Illinois, United States says the name Maka means "Is an anagram for kama witch means scythe in Japanese".
  • According to a user from Virginia, United States, the name Maka is of Japanese origin and means "A scythe meister".
  • A submission from Zimbabwe says the name Maka means "Perfumed ointments" and is of Zimbabwe origin.
  • According to a user from Indiana, United States, the name Maka is of Aboriginal origin and means "Small fire".

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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Maka

Maka Kotto is an MP for Saint-Lambert, MNA for Bourget, MPforSaint-Lambert, and MNAforBourget. Maka was born on December 7th, 1961 in Douala.


Maka was born in Provo, Utah.


Maka Mary is a soccer player for the SC Bastia and Le Havre AC. Maka was born on March 27th, 1989 in Le Havre.


Maka was born on June 17th, 1975.


Ti2bs is a hip hop music, grime music, electro (music), electronic dance music, and british hip hop rapper, songwriter, composer, and rapping. He plays Vocals. His most notable accomplishments were from 2001 to present. Ti2bs was given the name Maka Agu on January 12th, 1982 in Tottenham, London, England.


Maka Jiba was a political leader. He breathed his last breath in 1764.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Maka

Karl Maka is an artist. He was most active from 1975 to present.


Edwin was born on February 25th, 1993 in Auckland. Edwin is also known as NiNi.


Finau was born on July 10th, 1977 in Tonga.



Ebrahim Maka is a cricketer.



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International Interest for Maka

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Maka as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Maka U.S.
  White 59.28% 64.26%
  African American 2.20% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 27.99% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 7.23% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.30% 16.26%

Of Last Name Maka

People with the last name Maka are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Maka

  • How Popular is the name Maka? Maka is the 53,194th most popular name of all time. As a last name Maka was the 35,395th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Maka have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 34 babies born with the first name Maka in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Maka? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2001 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Maka first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Maka is Wednesday, June 10th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Maka born? The highest recorded use of the first name Maka was in 2015 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Maka: Your name in reverse order is Akam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kmaa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Maka? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 636 people with the last name Maka.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Maka? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Maka as their last name since less than 1 person in 455k 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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