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Origin and Meaning of Makiyah

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Alt. Meaning

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

K is for knowledge, an avid learner

I is for interest, you show in others.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

A is for adorable, how precious

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1994 5 5 0
1995 11 11 0
1996 10 10 0
1997 15 15 0
1998 33 33 0
1999 41 41 0
2000 53 53 0
2001 103 98 5
2002 110 105 5
2003 108 108 0
2004 148 148 0
2005 178 178 0
2006 196 196 0
2007 216 216 0
2008 224 224 0
2009 191 186 5
2010 202 197 5
2011 189 189 0
2012 183 183 0
2013 165 165 0
2014 123 123 0
2015 136 136 0
2016 116 116 0

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Popularity of Makiyah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Makiyah

  • How Popular is the name Makiyah? Makiyah is the 5,426th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Makiyah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,756 babies born with the first name Makiyah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Makiyah to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Makiyah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1994 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Makiyah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Makiyah was in 2008 with a total of 224 babies.
  • Random Makiyah Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Makiyah is not a popular baby girl's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Makiyah: Your name in reverse order is Hayikam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kiyamha. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Makiyah born May 8, 2007

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern India approximately on 1150. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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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).