Tacoma

First Name
224
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
144
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tacoma

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  • A submission from Arizona, United States says the name Tacoma means ""THAT FROZEN WATER"" and is of Native American origin.

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  1. A city in west central Washington on an arm of Puget Sound to the south of Seattle

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Popularity of Tacoma as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tacoma U.S.
  White 96.53% 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 Tacoma

People with the last name Tacoma are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Tacoma

  • How Popular is the name Tacoma? Tacoma is the 25,373rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Tacoma was the 120,187th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tacoma have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 224 babies born with the first name Tacoma in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tacoma 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 Tacoma? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tacoma first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tacoma is Sunday, June 7th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Tacoma born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tacoma was in 2002 with a total of 32 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Tacoma: Your name in reverse order is Amocat. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Macoat. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tacoma? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 144 people with the last name Tacoma.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tacoma? Tacoma is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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Past life for Tacoma born Sep 10, 1978

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ontario approximately on 1300. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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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).