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 Skala

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  • A user from Philippines says the name Skala is of Polish origin and means "From the word "rock", and use the name for a "strong woman"".
Other origins: Czech

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Skala

Lilia Skala was an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1931 to 1990. Lilia was given the name Lilia Sofer on November 28th, 1896 in Vienna. She passed away on December 18th, 1994.


Libby was given the name Elizabeth Anne Skala in Englewood, New Jersey, US.


Steven Skala is an investment banking and investment banker. Steven was born on October 6th, 1955 in Brisbane.


Frantisek was born on February 7th, 1956.


Brian Skala is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 1999. Brian was born on March 29th, 1981 in Boulder, Colorado, U.S. Brian is also known as Brian T. Skala.


Jaroslav Skála was a psychiatrist. Jaroslav was born on May 25th, 1916 in Plzeň. He breathed his last breath on November 26th, 2007.


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Popularity of Skala as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Skala U.S.
  White 96.42% 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 1.37% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.61% 16.26%

Of Last Name Skala

People with the last name Skala are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Skala

  • How Popular is the name Skala? As a last name Skala was the 16,944th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Skala first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Skala is Monday, November 30th, -0001.
  • How unique is the name Skala? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Skala. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Skala: Your name in reverse order is Alaks. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Askal. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Skala? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,678 people with the last name Skala.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Skala? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Skala as their last name since less than 1 person in 175k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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