Nakisha

First Name
2k
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 Nakisha

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Tennessee, United States, the name Nakisha is of English origin and means "Favorite; Joy".
  • A user from Connecticut, United States says the name Nakisha is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Unwanted".

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1971 11 11 0
1972 18 18 0
1973 29 29 0
1974 112 112 0
1975 161 161 0
1976 170 170 0
1977 177 177 0
1978 203 203 0
1979 193 193 0
1980 178 178 0
1981 169 169 0
1982 147 147 0
1983 100 100 0
1984 94 94 0
1985 70 70 0
1986 57 57 0
1987 87 87 0
1988 69 69 0
1989 47 47 0
1990 43 43 0
1991 40 40 0
1992 40 40 0
1993 40 40 0
1994 30 30 0
1995 30 30 0
1996 17 17 0
1997 17 17 0
1998 13 13 0
1999 12 12 0
2000 13 13 0
2001 10 10 0
2002 13 13 0
2003 9 9 0
2004 12 12 0
2006 7 7 0
2008 6 6 0
2009 5 5 0
2010 5 5 0
2012 5 5 0

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Popularity of Nakisha as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Nakisha

  • How Popular is the name Nakisha? Nakisha is the 5,931st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Nakisha have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,459 babies born with the first name Nakisha in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nakisha to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nakisha? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Nakisha born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nakisha was in 1978 with a total of 203 babies.
  • Random Nakisha Factoid: According to the 1977 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nakisha is not a popular baby girl's name in Alabama. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1977.
  • Weird things about the name Nakisha: Your name in reverse order is Ahsikan. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aasiknh. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Nakisha born Apr 20, 2002

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Africa approximately on 1275. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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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).