First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

How to Pronounce Topeka

  • Automated Male (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • Automated Female (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
How difficult is it to pronounce Topeka?

Meanings and Origins

What does the name Topeka mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Topeka

Submit the origin and/or meaning of Topeka to us below

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The capital of the state of Kansas; located in eastern Kansas on the Kansas river
  1. The capital city of the state of Kansas in the United States of America.

Notable Persons Named Topeka

Topeka Jack" Johnson was an athlete. Topeka was born on April 25th, 1883 in Topeka, Kansas. He passed away on January 29th, 1940.


Where is the name Topeka popular?

View popular names by state or region.

Popularity of Topeka as a last name

The map shows the absolute popularity of the name Topeka as a last name in each of the states. See other popular names in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, or Ohio.

Fun Facts about the name Topeka

  • How Popular is the name Topeka? Topeka is the 33,743rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Topeka have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 118 babies born with the first name Topeka in the United States. That's more than enough people named Topeka 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 Topeka? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Topeka first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Topeka is Saturday, April 15th, 1899.
  • What year had the most people named Topeka born? The highest recorded use of the first name Topeka was in 1976 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Topeka: Your name in reverse order is Akepot. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ektapo. How do you pronounce that?

What Topeka's Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Topeka born Dec 13, 1943

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA North-East approximately on 1500. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

Name poster for Topeka

Name poster for Topeka(click to save the high quality version)

  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.