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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Marana

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  1. thicket
  2. snarl
  3. tangle, muddle

Notable Persons With the Last Name Marana

Giovanni was born in 1642 in Genoa. He died in 1693.


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Popularity of Marana as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Marana U.S.
  White 52.43% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 27.83% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.59% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 16.18% 16.26%

Of Last Name Marana

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

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Fun Facts about the name Marana

  • How Popular is the name Marana? As a last name Marana was the 64,388th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Marana first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Marana is Saturday, March 31st, 1883.
  • How unique is the name Marana? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Marana. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Marana: Your name in reverse order is Anaram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aarman. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Marana? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 309 people with the last name Marana.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Marana? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Marana as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Marana born Jun 8, 1980

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 Borneo approximately on 1350. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

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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