Makaya

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Makaya

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  • A submission from Missouri, United States says the name Makaya means "One who hunts with eagles" and is of Cherokee origin.
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Notable Persons Named Makaya

Makaya was born on October 29th, 1939 in Cape Town. Makaya is also known as Ntshoko and Makhaya.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Makaya

Henrino Makaya is a soccer player for the AS Cheminots. Henrino was born on February 17th, 1993 in Republic of the Congo.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1990 6 6 0
1991 7 7 0
1992 5 5 0
1993 10 10 0
1994 15 15 0
1995 17 17 0
1996 12 12 0
1997 22 22 0
1998 21 21 0
1999 22 22 0
2000 41 41 0
2001 49 49 0
2002 64 64 0
2003 57 57 0
2004 58 58 0
2005 55 55 0
2006 61 61 0
2007 71 71 0
2008 65 65 0
2009 44 44 0
2010 47 47 0
2011 35 35 0
2012 34 34 0
2013 27 27 0
2014 25 25 0
2015 20 20 0
2016 21 21 0
2017 21 21 0

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Popularity of Makaya as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Makaya

  • How Popular is the name Makaya? Makaya is the 11,036th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Makaya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 932 babies born with the first name Makaya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Makaya to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Makaya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1990 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Makaya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Makaya was in 2007 with a total of 71 babies.
  • Random Makaya Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Makaya is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Makaya: Your name in reverse order is Ayakam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mkaaay. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Makaya born Jul 4, 1980

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Africa approximately on 1650. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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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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