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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Maki

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun ‖Ma"ki
A lemur. See Lemur.

Etymology: F., from native name

Wiktionary

From French, from native name.

  1. A lemur.

From Japanese 巻き (maki), from 巻く (maku, “to roll”).

  1. A form of sushi that is rolled.

    maki was also found in the following language(s): Finnish, Hungarian, Icelandic, Japanese, Latvian, Lower Sorbian, Old Swedish, Quechua, and Zazaki

    Notable Persons Named Maki

    Maki Horikita is an actor, voice acting, actress, and voice actress. She was most prominent from 2003 to present. Maki was born on October 6th, 1988 in Kiyose, Tokyo.

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    Maki was born on December 24th, 1973 in Kanazawa.

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    Maki Goto is a singing, actor, singer, and actress. Maki was born on September 23rd, 1985 in Edogawa, Tokyo, Japan.

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    Maiko was given the name Maki Wakui on January 30th, 1977 in Tōkamachi, Niigata.

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    Maki Nomiya is a shibuya-kei musician. She has been prominent since 1980. Maki was born on March 12th, 1960 in Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan.

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    Mākii is a pop, rock/metal, and heavy metal music musician. Their career lasted from 2004 to 2009. Mākii was given the name Maki Onaga on August 23rd, 1987. Mākii is also known as MAAKIII, Maki, Markie, and Marquee.

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    Notable Persons With the Last Name Maki

    Ally Maki is an actress. She was most prominent from 2002 to present. Ally is also known as Ally Matsumura, Matsumura, and Ally.

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    Fumihiko Maki is an architect. Fumihiko was born on September 6th, 1928 in Tokyo, Japan.

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    Yōko Maki is an actor and actress. Yōko was born on October 15th, 1982 in Inzai, Chiba, Japan.

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    Olli was born on December 22nd, 1936 in Kokkola.

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    Wayne Maki was a hockey player. He was most prominent from 1965 to 1973. Wayne was born on November 20th, 1944 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. He passed away on May 12th, 1974.

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    Miyako was born in 1935.

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

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    Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
    1970 5 5 0
    1972 6 6 0
    1973 7 7 0
    1975 7 7 0
    1976 5 5 0
    1977 5 5 0
    1978 6 6 0
    1979 7 7 0
    1980 5 5 0
    1981 5 5 0
    1989 8 8 0
    1990 6 6 0
    1991 5 5 0
    1992 10 10 0
    1993 6 6 0
    1994 5 5 0
    1995 5 0 5
    1996 7 7 0
    1998 5 0 5
    1999 17 6 11
    2000 11 5 6
    2001 18 5 13
    2002 24 5 19
    2003 22 5 17
    2004 37 0 37
    2005 45 7 38
    2006 40 0 40
    2007 31 6 25
    2008 38 5 33
    2009 37 6 31
    2010 43 7 36
    2011 28 0 28
    2012 32 5 27
    2013 21 0 21
    2014 24 5 19
    2015 12 0 12
    2016 21 8 13
    2017 14 5 9

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    Popularity of Maki as a last name

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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Maki U.S.
      White 92.00% 64.26%
      African American 0.70% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.11% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.98% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 1.64% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 1.57% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Maki

    People with the last name Maki are most frequently White

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    Fun Facts about the name Maki

    • How Popular is the name Maki? Maki is the 14,113th most popular name of all time. As a last name Maki was the 3,860th most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Maki have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 630 babies born with the first name Maki in the United States. That's more than enough people named Maki to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Maki? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
    • When was Maki first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Maki is Friday, August 14th, 1874.
    • What year had the most people named Maki born? The highest recorded use of the first name Maki was in 2006 with a total of 40 babies.
    • Random Maki Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Maki is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 2009.
    • Weird things about the name Maki: Your name in reverse order is Ikam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aikm. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Maki? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 9,190 people with the last name Maki.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Maki? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Maki 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).
    • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
    • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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