• <100 Peka
First Name
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 Peka

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Alt. Meaning

P is for polite, naturally!

E is for explorer, always ready for the next journey

K is for kid, the child within.

A is for accountable, someone to be counted on

Notable Persons With the Last Name Peka

Lucia Peka was a in the field of painting. Lucia was given the name Lūcija Rudzītis on March 30th, 1912 in Umurga parish. Lucia is also known as Lucija Rudzitis. She died on August 13th, 1991.


Jan was born on July 27th, 1894. He passed away on January 21st, 1985.


Ludwig was born in Papua New Guinea.


Avenir Peka is a Deputy Minister of Interior Affairs and Ministry of Interior Affairs (Albania). Avenir was born on February 17th, 1978.


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Popularity of Peka as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Peka U.S.
  White 89.80% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.12% 16.26%

Of Last Name Peka

People with the last name Peka are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Peka

  • How Popular is the name Peka? As a last name Peka was the 118,185th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Peka first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Peka is Wednesday, May 4th, 1904.
  • How unique is the name Peka? From 1880 to 2016 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Peka. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Peka: Your name in reverse order is Akep. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eapk. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Peka? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 147 people with the last name Peka.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Peka? Peka is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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