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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nakota

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  • According to a user from Michigan, United States, the name Nakota is of Native American origin and means "Friend".
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Fun Facts about the name Nakota

  • How Popular is the name Nakota? Nakota is the 21,838th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Nakota have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 298 babies born with the first name Nakota in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nakota 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 Nakota? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1991 when it was given as a first name to 14 new born babies.
  • When was Nakota first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nakota is Saturday, November 9th, 1912.
  • What year had the most people named Nakota born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nakota was in 2016 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Nakota: Your name in reverse order is Atokan. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tnkoaa. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Nakota born Feb 12, 2010

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Germany approximately on 1875. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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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).