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 Tafa

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Alt. Meaning

T is for try, as hard as you can

A is for action, something to take now

F is for fickle, you can change your mind!

A is for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tafa

Tesfaye was born on November 15th, 1962.


Lisiate Tafa is a rugby player for the Bradford & Bingley RFC. He was most prominent from 2003 to present. Lisiate was born on October 10th, 1979 in Pangai. Lisiate is also known as Richard Tafa.


Nexhati was born on April 17th, 1952 in Kavajë.


Askale was born on September 27th, 1984. Askale is also known as Askale Tafa Magarsa.


Gëzim was born in Kavajë.


Abdulla was born in 1947 in Kavajë.


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Popularity of Tafa as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tafa U.S.
  White 47.09% 64.26%
  African American 19.19% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 26.16% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.49% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.07% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tafa

People with the last name Tafa are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Tafa

  • How Popular is the name Tafa? As a last name Tafa was the 104,156th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Tafa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Tafa is Tuesday, September 30th, 1924.
  • How unique is the name Tafa? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Tafa. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Tafa: Your name in reverse order is Afat. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aaft. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tafa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 172 people with the last name Tafa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tafa? Tafa is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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