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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Makala

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  • According to a user from United States, the name Makala is of Hebrew origin and means "Who is like God".

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From Arabic مَقَال (maqāl).

  1. article (story, report, or opinion piece)
  2. document
  3. manuscript

Notable Persons With the Last Name Makala

Adrian was born on December 14th, 1975 in Mexico City.

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Kalifou Makala is an athlete for the US Stade Tamponnaise.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1971 6 6 0
1974 5 5 0
1975 7 7 0
1976 10 10 0
1977 10 10 0
1978 14 14 0
1979 8 8 0
1980 10 10 0
1981 8 8 0
1982 11 11 0
1983 7 7 0
1984 12 12 0
1985 12 12 0
1986 13 13 0
1987 12 12 0
1988 22 22 0
1989 39 39 0
1990 34 34 0
1991 29 29 0
1992 37 37 0
1993 87 87 0
1994 115 115 0
1995 172 172 0
1996 176 176 0
1997 240 240 0
1998 277 277 0
1999 227 227 0
2000 193 193 0
2001 173 173 0
2002 188 188 0
2003 151 151 0
2004 157 152 5
2005 149 149 0
2006 138 138 0
2007 109 109 0
2008 139 139 0
2009 87 87 0
2010 89 89 0
2011 53 53 0
2012 47 47 0
2013 30 30 0
2014 24 24 0
2015 13 13 0
2016 11 11 0
2017 13 13 0

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Popularity of Makala as a first name

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Popularity of Makala as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Makala

  • How Popular is the name Makala? Makala is the 4,868th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Makala have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,364 babies born with the first name Makala in the United States. That's more than enough people named Makala to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Makala? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Makala first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Makala is Thursday, December 7th, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Makala born? The highest recorded use of the first name Makala was in 1998 with a total of 277 babies.
  • Random Makala Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Makala is not a popular baby girl's name in Washington. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Makala: Your name in reverse order is Alakam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Malaka. How do you pronounce that?

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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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