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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 Makita

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Alt. Meaning

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

A is for attractive, inside and out

K is for kindle, the warmth in others.

I is for ideals, no higher!

T is for treasure, of your friendship.

A is for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

Notable Persons With the Last Name Makita

Kazuhisa Makita is a baseball player for the Saitama Seibu Lions. Kazuhisa was born on November 10th, 1984.


Tetsuya Makita is an actor. He was most active from 2006 to present. Tetsuya was born on June 7th, 1984 in Aichi Prefecture.


Destin Makita is a soccer player for the Delta Téléstar Gabon Télécom FC, Orlando Pirates, and Congo national football team. Destin was born on October 23rd, 1984 in Brazzaville.


François Makita is a soccer player for the AS Saint-Étienne, Nîmes Olympique, CS Louhans-Cuiseaux, RC Épernay Champagne, and Congo national football team. François was born on May 6th, 1963 in Brazzaville.


Seiichi Makita is a soccer player for the Urawa Red Diamonds. Seiichi was born on July 11th, 1968 in Tokyo.


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Popularity of Makita as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Makita U.S.
  White 13.51% 64.26%
  African American 9.91% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 66.67% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.50% 16.26%

Of Last Name Makita

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

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Fun Facts about the name Makita

  • How Popular is the name Makita? Makita is the 21,411th most popular name of all time. As a last name Makita was the 148,347th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Makita have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 309 babies born with the first name Makita in the United States. That's more than enough people named Makita to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Makita? 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 Makita first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Makita is Sunday, May 20th, 1900.
  • What year had the most people named Makita born? The highest recorded use of the first name Makita was in 1984 with a total of 20 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Makita: Your name in reverse order is Atikam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Miaatk. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Makita? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 111 people with the last name Makita.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Makita? Makita is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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