Nakia

First Name
11k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nakia

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  • A submission from Ohio, United States says the name Nakia means "Pure faithful" and is of Egyptian origin.
Other origins: Indian (Sanskrit) and Maori

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Notable Persons Named Nakia

Nakia Burrise is a television and film actress. Her ongoing career started in 1996. Nakia was born on October 21st, 1974 in San Diego.

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Kia Shine is a hip hop music rapper, record producer, songwriter, and rapping. His ongoing career started in 1998. Kia was given the name Nakia Shine Coleman on October 17th, 1980. Kia is also known as Nakia Shine, Kinfolk Jones, and Kinfolk Kia Shine.

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Nakia is a soul, blues, rock, folk, americana, folk music, and americana (music) musician. He plays vocals, piano, organ, and Lead vocalist. He has had major accomplishments since 1998. Nakia was given the name Nakia Reynoso on February 20th, 1975.

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Nakia was born on October 23rd, 1996.

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Nakia Sanford is a basketball player for the Washington Mystics, Phoenix Mercury, and Seattle Storm. Nakia was born on October 5th, 1976 in Lithonia, Georgia.

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Nakia was born in Bronx, New York City, United States.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Nakia

Nakia is a soul, blues, rock, folk, americana, folk music, and americana (music) musician. He plays vocals, piano, organ, and Lead vocalist. He has had major accomplishments since 1998. Nakia was given the name Nakia Reynoso on February 20th, 1975.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1973 7 7 0
1974 1,746 1,134 612
1975 1,486 972 514
1976 600 490 110
1977 433 364 69
1978 359 313 46
1979 301 270 31
1980 278 259 19
1981 267 254 13
1982 247 232 15
1983 234 218 16
1984 284 269 15
1985 290 279 11
1986 199 191 8
1987 195 188 7
1988 125 125 0
1989 155 143 12
1990 154 143 11
1991 174 154 20
1992 231 209 22
1993 221 201 20
1994 222 186 36
1995 199 159 40
1996 198 164 34
1997 210 181 29
1998 211 179 32
1999 200 166 34
2000 156 127 29
2001 160 136 24
2002 138 119 19
2003 117 93 24
2004 129 108 21
2005 101 86 15
2006 96 81 15
2007 76 62 14
2008 91 80 11
2009 55 49 6
2010 40 35 5
2011 49 41 8
2012 35 28 7
2013 35 26 9
2014 19 19 0
2015 23 15 8
2016 21 21 0
2017 7 7 0

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Popularity of Nakia as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Nakia

  • How Popular is the name Nakia? Nakia is the 2,406th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Nakia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10,574 babies born with the first name Nakia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nakia to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nakia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1973 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Nakia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nakia is Thursday, July 3rd, 1913.
  • What year had the most people named Nakia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nakia was in 1974 with a total of 1,134 babies. That's a lot of babies named Nakia!
  • Random Nakia Factoid: According to the 1976 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nakia ranks 88th in popularity as a baby girl's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 20 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 1976.
  • Weird things about the name Nakia: Your name in reverse order is Aikan. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Anika. How do you pronounce that?

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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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