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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nepa

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun ‖Ne"pa
A genus of aquatic hemipterous insects. The species feed upon other insects and are noted for their voracity; -- called also scorpion bug and water scorpion.

Etymology: L. nepa scorpion

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  1. Type genus of the Nepidae: typical elongate-oval water scorpions

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Popularity of Nepa as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Nepa U.S.
  White 90.38% 64.26%
  African American 3.46% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.31% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.08% 16.26%

Of Last Name Nepa

People with the last name Nepa are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Nepa

  • How Popular is the name Nepa? As a last name Nepa was the 74,375th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Nepa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Nepa is Saturday, May 16th, 1885.
  • How unique is the name Nepa? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Nepa. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Nepa: Your name in reverse order is Apen. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Paen. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Nepa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 260 people with the last name Nepa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nepa? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Nepa as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Nepa born Jun 3, 1990

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 Southern England approximately on 975. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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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).