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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Omelia

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From Old French omelie, from Latin homilia, from Ancient Greek ὁμιλία (homilía, “conversation; sermon”).

  1. homily, sermon

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Popularity of Omelia as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Omelia U.S.
  White 95.94% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.75% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.71% 16.26%

Of Last Name Omelia

People with the last name Omelia are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Omelia

  • How Popular is the name Omelia? Omelia is the 26,623rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Omelia was the 34,149th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Omelia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 204 babies born with the first name Omelia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Omelia 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 Omelia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Omelia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Omelia is Thursday, December 31st, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Omelia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Omelia was in 1923 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Random Omelia Factoid: According to the 1924 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Omelia is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1924.
  • Weird things about the name Omelia: Your name in reverse order is Ailemo. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Moliea. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Omelia? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 665 people with the last name Omelia.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Omelia? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Omelia as their last name since less than 1 person in 435k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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