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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 Rewa

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  • A submission from California, United States says the name Rewa means "Slender" and is of Polynesian / Hawaiian origin.
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Notable Persons Named Rewa

Rewa was born on August 22nd, 1935.


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Popularity of Rewa as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rewa U.S.
  White 91.67% 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 4.35% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rewa

People with the last name Rewa are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Rewa

  • How Popular is the name Rewa? Rewa is the 31,252nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Rewa was the 70,833rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rewa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 145 babies born with the first name Rewa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rewa 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 Rewa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 24 new born babies.
  • When was Rewa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rewa is Wednesday, February 25th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Rewa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rewa was in 1971 with a total of 57 babies.
  • Random Rewa Factoid: According to the 1971 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rewa is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1971.
  • Weird things about the name Rewa: Your name in reverse order is Awer. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Erwa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rewa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 276 people with the last name Rewa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rewa? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Rewa 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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  • Sources:
  • 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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