Meka

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588
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
551
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Origin and Meaning of Meka

User Submitted Origins

     English
46%
     Arabic
23%
     Native American
15%
     Aboriginal
8%
     African
8%

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from China, the name Meka means "Beatiful eyes".
  • A user from Kansas, United States says the name Meka is of English origin and means "Awesome".
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Notable Persons Named Meka

Srikanth is an actor. Srikanth was given the name Meka Srikanth in Gangavathi, Karnataka, India.

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Meka was born on January 11th, 1965.

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Meka Rangaiah Appa Rao was a Member of Legislative Assembly and Member of the Legislative Assembly. Meka was born on March 21st, 1915 in Nuzvid. He left this life on January 31st, 2003.

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Meka Niyi Olowola is a brand management strategist, integrated marketing communications specialist, brand management, integrated marketing communications, brand managementstrategist, and integrated marketing communicationsspecialist. Meka was given the name Niyi Meka Olowola on February 4th, 1972 in Kogi. Meka is also known as Meka Niyi Olowola.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Meka

Samuel Emany Meka is an athlete for the Bintulu Eagles B.C.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1967 5 5 0
1970 19 19 0
1971 19 19 0
1972 34 34 0
1973 25 25 0
1974 22 22 0
1975 21 21 0
1976 17 17 0
1977 25 25 0
1978 17 17 0
1979 14 14 0
1980 12 12 0
1981 16 16 0
1982 16 16 0
1983 15 15 0
1984 20 20 0
1985 8 8 0
1986 11 11 0
1987 17 17 0
1988 7 7 0
1989 8 8 0
1990 6 6 0
1991 12 12 0
1992 6 6 0
1993 11 11 0
1994 8 8 0
1995 12 12 0
1996 11 11 0
1997 6 6 0
1998 10 10 0
1999 8 8 0
2001 7 7 0
2003 6 6 0
2004 9 9 0
2005 15 15 0
2006 15 15 0
2007 5 5 0
2008 16 16 0
2009 7 7 0
2010 14 14 0
2011 5 5 0
2012 11 11 0
2013 13 13 0
2014 8 8 0
2015 5 5 0
2016 6 6 0
2017 8 8 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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Popularity of Meka as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Meka U.S.
  White 39.93% 64.26%
  African American 7.62% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 49.55% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.27% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Meka

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

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Fun Facts about the name Meka

  • How Popular is the name Meka? Meka is the 14,750th most popular name of all time. As a last name Meka was the 39,837th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Meka have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 588 babies born with the first name Meka in the United States. That's more than enough people named Meka 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 Meka? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1967 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Meka first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Meka is Sunday, July 13th, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Meka born? The highest recorded use of the first name Meka was in 1972 with a total of 34 babies.
  • Random Meka Factoid: According to the 1984 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Meka is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1984.
  • Weird things about the name Meka: Your name in reverse order is Akem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mkea. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Meka? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 551 people with the last name Meka.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Meka? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Meka as their last name since less than 1 person in 526k 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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