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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010


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Fun Facts about the name Mako

  • How many people with the first name Mako have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 97 babies born with the first name Mako in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mako 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 Mako? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Mako first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mako is Tuesday, September 16th, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Mako born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mako was in 2015 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Mako: Your name in reverse order is Okam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kmoa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mako? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 602 people with the last name Mako.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mako? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Mako as their last name since less than 1 person in 500k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Mako as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mako U.S.
  White 88.54% 64.26%
  African American 4.49% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.33% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.33% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.32% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mako

People with the last name Mako are most frequently White

Entire United States

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Mako" mean? The list below shows the origins of Mako as well as things modernly associated with the name Mako such as celebrities named Mako.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun mako
Same as mako shark.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Powerful mackerel shark of the Atlantic and Pacific

Borrowing from Maori makō (“shark”), a Southern Maori dialect form of the more standard mangō (“shark”).

  1. mako shark

mako was also found in the following language(s): Hadza, Hausa, and Nias

Mako Akishino of Japan, Princess

Mako was born in 1991.


Other Inspirations for the Name Mako

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Mako Mermaids
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Mako Shark
Mako Group
Mako Iwamatsu
Mako Mermaids Season 2
Mako Mikes
Mako Island

What does the name Mako mean?

Mis for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

Ais for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

Kis for kindle, the warmth in others.

Ois for original, one of a kind!

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