First Name
5k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
126
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Oleta

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Alt. Meaning

O is for organized, you always know where things are

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

T is for touching, the way you show you are.

A is for assertive, a great leader

Notable Persons Named Oleta

Oleta Adams is a gospel music, soul music, and jazz singing and actor. She plays Piano and Vocals. She was most prominent from 1980 to present. Oleta was given the name Oleta Angela Adams on May 4th, 1953 in Seattle.

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Oleta Kirk Abrams was an activism and activist. Oleta was born on June 12th, 1927 in Bozeman, Montana. She breathed her last breath on January 8th, 2005.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1888 5 5 0
1892 7 7 0
1896 10 10 0
1897 6 6 0
1900 12 12 0
1901 13 13 0
1902 9 9 0
1903 12 12 0
1904 14 14 0
1905 19 19 0
1906 16 16 0
1907 18 18 0
1908 32 32 0
1909 53 53 0
1910 55 55 0
1911 82 82 0
1912 110 110 0
1913 133 133 0
1914 161 161 0
1915 207 207 0
1916 204 204 0
1917 206 206 0
1918 186 186 0
1919 189 189 0
1920 216 216 0
1921 208 208 0
1922 187 187 0
1923 173 173 0
1924 174 174 0
1925 151 151 0
1926 147 147 0
1927 158 158 0
1928 143 143 0
1929 117 117 0
1930 111 111 0
1931 123 123 0
1932 113 113 0
1933 116 116 0
1934 112 112 0
1935 92 92 0
1936 87 87 0
1937 69 69 0
1938 88 88 0
1939 78 78 0
1940 73 73 0
1941 60 60 0
1942 69 69 0
1943 70 70 0
1944 59 59 0
1945 43 43 0
1946 39 39 0
1947 35 35 0
1948 44 44 0
1949 31 31 0
1950 26 26 0
1951 37 37 0
1952 19 19 0
1953 25 25 0
1954 27 27 0
1955 30 30 0
1956 28 28 0
1957 27 27 0
1958 24 24 0
1959 22 22 0
1960 23 23 0
1961 13 13 0
1962 11 11 0
1963 16 16 0
1964 18 18 0
1965 9 9 0
1966 15 15 0
1967 5 5 0
1968 17 17 0
1969 10 10 0
1970 8 8 0
1971 7 7 0
1972 12 12 0
1973 5 5 0
1974 8 8 0
1975 8 8 0
1976 6 6 0
1977 7 7 0
1978 5 5 0
1979 8 8 0
1980 7 7 0
1981 7 7 0
1983 8 8 0
1991 10 10 0
1992 5 5 0
2015 5 5 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Oleta

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Oleta as a first name

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Common last names for Oleta

  • Smith
  • Jones
  • Johnson
  • Wilson
  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Davis
  • Miller
  • Moore
  • Taylor
  • Anderson
  • Parker
  • Watson

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Oleta U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 9.52% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 85.71% 16.26%

Of Last Name Oleta

People with the last name Oleta are most frequently Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Oleta

  • How Popular is the name Oleta? Oleta is the 3,576th most popular name of all time. As a last name Oleta was the 133,863rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Oleta have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,463 babies born with the first name Oleta in the United States. That's more than enough people named Oleta to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Oleta? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1888 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Oleta first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Oleta is Tuesday, September 19th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Oleta born? The highest recorded use of the first name Oleta was in 1920 with a total of 216 babies.
  • Random Oleta Factoid: According to the 1941 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Oleta is not a popular baby girl's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 1941.
  • Weird things about the name Oleta: Your name in reverse order is Atelo. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Otela. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Oleta? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 126 people with the last name Oleta.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Oleta? Oleta is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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