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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mataya

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  • A submission from South Dakota, United States says the name Mataya means "Gift of god" and is of English origin.
  • A user from Iowa, United States says the name Mataya is of Hebrew origin and means "God gave you a gift".

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1977 5 5 0
1988 5 5 0
1989 9 9 0
1990 20 20 0
1991 9 9 0
1992 28 28 0
1993 15 15 0
1994 17 17 0
1995 18 18 0
1996 19 19 0
1997 24 24 0
1998 36 36 0
1999 44 44 0
2000 46 46 0
2001 50 50 0
2002 50 50 0
2003 76 76 0
2004 53 53 0
2005 64 64 0
2006 68 68 0
2007 38 38 0
2008 64 64 0
2009 51 51 0
2010 56 56 0
2011 35 35 0
2012 38 38 0
2013 30 30 0
2014 16 16 0
2015 28 28 0
2016 20 20 0
2017 18 18 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Mataya

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Mataya as a first name

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Popularity of Mataya as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mataya U.S.
  White 88.70% 64.26%
  African American 2.51% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.14% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.35% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mataya

People with the last name Mataya are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Mataya

  • How Popular is the name Mataya? Mataya is the 10,242nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Mataya was the 44,872nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Mataya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,050 babies born with the first name Mataya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mataya to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mataya? 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.
  • What year had the most people named Mataya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mataya was in 2003 with a total of 76 babies.
  • Random Mataya Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mataya is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2000.
  • Weird things about the name Mataya: Your name in reverse order is Ayatam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mtyaaa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mataya? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 478 people with the last name Mataya.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mataya? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Mataya as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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