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 Toa

User Submitted Origins

     New Zealand

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Nebraska, United States says the name Toa is of New Zealand origin and means "Hero/Mighty Warrior".
  • A submission from Canada says the name Toa means "Torrential".
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International Interest

Borrowing from Maori toa.

  1. (New Zealand) A brave warrior.

Borrowing from Maori toa.

  1. A Polynesian tree of the genus Casuarina, or its wood.

    toa was also found in the following language(s): Asturian, Dalmatian, Estonian, Fijian, Maori, Portuguese, Swedish, and Vietnamese

    Notable Persons Named Toa

    Toa was born in 1975.


    Toa Halafihi is a rugby player. Toa was born on November 27th, 1993 in Gisborne, New Zealand.


    Toa was born on December 2nd, 1976 in Wellington.


    Notable Persons With the Last Name Toa

    Tiri was born in Cook Islands.


    Alphonse Toa is an athlete for the Yatel F.C.


    Where is the name Toa popular?

    International Interest for Toa

    Interest is based how many people viewed this name from each country and is scaled based on the total views by each country so that large countries do not always show the most interest. Darker blue on the map indicates that people in the country are more likely to search for this name.

    Longer bars in the bar graph indicate that people in the country are more interested in the name. Not all countries that have shown an interest in the name are listed in the bar graph.

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    Popularity in the US

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    Popularity of Toa as a last name

    The map shows the absolute popularity of the name Toa as a last name in each of the states. See other popular names in , California, or Hawaii.

    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Toa U.S.
      White 6.85% 64.26%
      African American 4.57% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 74.43% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 9.59% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 4.57% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Toa

    People with the last name Toa are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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    Fun Facts about the name Toa

    • How Popular is the name Toa? Toa is the 38,660th most popular name of all time. As a last name Toa was the 85,357th most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Toa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 87 babies born with the first name Toa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Toa 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 Toa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2006 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
    • When was Toa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Toa is Monday, December 18th, 1893.
    • What year had the most people named Toa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Toa was in 2016 with a total of 13 babies.
    • Random Toa Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Toa is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2016.
    • Weird things about the name Toa: Your name in reverse order is Aot. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aot. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Toa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 219 people with the last name Toa.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Toa? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Toa as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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    • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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