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Origin and Meaning of Meca

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  • According to a user from New Jersey, United States, the name Meca is of English origin and means "The holy one".
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Meca

José Manuel Meca is a sports team member for the UDA Gramenet.


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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Meca as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Meca U.S.
  White 22.27% 64.26%
  African American 5.45% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.55% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 67.27% 16.26%

Of Last Name Meca

People with the last name Meca are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Meca

  • How Popular is the name Meca? Meca is the 48,828th most popular name of all time. As a last name Meca was the 85,049th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Meca have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 45 babies born with the first name Meca in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Meca? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Meca first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Meca is Saturday, January 5th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Meca born? The highest recorded use of the first name Meca was in 1970 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Meca: Your name in reverse order is Acem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mcea. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Meca? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 220 people with the last name Meca.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Meca? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Meca as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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