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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 Sitka

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     Indian (Sanskrit)
     American Samoa

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  1. A town in southeastern Alaska that was the capital of Russian America and served as the capital of Alaska from 1867 until 1906

Notable Persons With the Last Name Sitka

He was most active from 1946 to 1992. Emil was born on December 22nd, 1914 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. He breathed his last breath on January 16th, 1998.


Gregory was born on April 17th, 1925. He passed away on April 14th, 2008.


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International Interest for Sitka

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Sitka as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sitka U.S.
  White 97.62% 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 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sitka

People with the last name Sitka are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Sitka

  • How Popular is the name Sitka? Sitka is the 85,691st most popular name of all time. As a last name Sitka was the 106,096th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Sitka have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Sitka in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sitka? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2015 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Sitka first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sitka is Sunday, July 18th, 1897.
  • What year had the most people named Sitka born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sitka was in 2015 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Sitka: Your name in reverse order is Aktis. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ktias. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sitka? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 168 people with the last name Sitka.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sitka? Sitka is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.