• <100 Napa
First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Origin and Meaning of Napa

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun napa
A plant (Brassica rapa pekinensis) with an elongated celerylike head of broadstalked leaves used as a vegetable in east Asia; called also Chinese cabbage.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Plant with an elongated head of broad stalked leaves resembling celery; used as a vegetable in east Asia

From the regional and colloquial Japanese term 菜っ葉 (nappa, “leaves of any vegetable”).

  1. Brassica rapa subsp. pekinensis, a kind of Chinese cabbage.

napa was also found in the following language(s): Finnish, Miskito, and Uma

Notable Persons With the Name Napa

Napa Kiatwanchai is a noteworthy somebody. Napa was born on July 27th, 1967 in Chok Chai District.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Napa

Dylan Napa is a noteworthy human.


Ian Napa is an influential human. Ian was born on March 14th, 1978 in Rhodesia.


Alex Napa is a soccer player for the Matavera FC and Cook Islands national football team. Alex was born on February 23rd, 1976 in Rarotonga.


Selina Napa is a leading human.


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Popularity of Napa as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Napa U.S.
  White 4.96% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 47.11% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 42.98% 16.26%

Of Last Name Napa

People with the last name Napa are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Napa

  • How Popular is the name Napa? As a last name Napa was the 138,304th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Napa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Napa is Sunday, December 28th, 1890.
  • How unique is the name Napa? From 1880 to 2015 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Napa. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Napa: Your name in reverse order is Apan. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Anap. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Napa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 121 people with the last name Napa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Napa? Napa is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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What does the name Napa mean?

Nis for nurturing, the care you provide to all

Ais for action, something to take now

Pis for proud, you can hold your head up!

Ais for aptitudes, your special capabilities shine

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.