Toya

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4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
542
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Toya

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  • According to a user from India, the name Toya is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Water".
  • A user from Georgia, United States says the name Toya is of Korean origin and means "To rule".

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Notable Persons Named Toya

Toya is a contemporary r&b musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2001 to 2006. Toya was given the name LaToya Lacole Rodriguez on July 22nd, 1983. Toya is also known as Lunatic Lady, St. Lou Girly, Rodriguez, LaToya; Martin, and LaToya.

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Toya Delazy is a jazz, electro, hip hop, pop, electro (music), and hip hop music musician. She was most prominent from 2011 to present. Toya was given the name Latoya Nontokozo Buthelezi on February 5th, 1990 in eMahlabathini, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

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Toya Alexis is a soul music, jazz, and pop music singer-songwriter and actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2001 to 2006. Toya was given the name LaToya Lesmond on July 16th, 1980.

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Toya Jones is an athlete. He was most prominent from 2001 to 2003. Toya was born on October 28th, 1976.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Toya

Toya is a contemporary r&b musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2001 to 2006. Toya was given the name LaToya Lacole Rodriguez on July 22nd, 1983. Toya is also known as Lunatic Lady, St. Lou Girly, Rodriguez, LaToya; Martin, and LaToya.

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Juan Toya is a soccer player for the C.A. Cerro, Club Nacional de Football, Liverpool F.C. (Montevideo), Uruguay Montevideo, Real C.D. España, Tacuarembó F.C., Juventud de Las Piedras, El Tanque Sisley, Juan Aurich, Sportivo Belgrano, Club Atlético Colegiales (Argentina), and Club Atlético S. Juan was born on November 18th, 1982 in Montevideo.

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How popular is the baby name Toya in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1932 7 7 0
1933 7 7 0
1934 5 5 0
1948 5 5 0
1949 10 10 0
1950 11 11 0
1951 10 10 0
1952 16 16 0
1953 23 23 0
1954 34 34 0
1955 19 19 0
1956 19 19 0
1957 28 28 0
1958 36 36 0
1959 46 46 0
1960 59 59 0
1961 55 55 0
1962 50 50 0
1963 65 65 0
1964 52 52 0
1965 73 73 0
1966 71 71 0
1967 94 94 0
1968 106 106 0
1969 107 107 0
1970 167 167 0
1971 184 184 0
1972 182 182 0
1973 187 181 6
1974 226 219 7
1975 208 203 5
1976 232 227 5
1977 188 188 0
1978 140 140 0
1979 122 122 0
1980 137 137 0
1981 124 124 0
1982 92 92 0
1983 102 102 0
1984 92 92 0
1985 83 83 0
1986 69 69 0
1987 66 66 0
1988 53 53 0
1989 49 49 0
1990 50 50 0
1991 44 44 0
1992 38 38 0
1993 23 23 0
1994 14 14 0
1995 21 21 0
1996 12 12 0
1997 9 9 0
1998 9 9 0
1999 9 9 0
2000 5 5 0
2001 13 13 0
2002 10 10 0
2003 5 5 0
2004 7 7 0
2010 7 7 0

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Popularity of Toya as a first name

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Popularity of Toya as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Toya U.S.
  White 9.96% 64.26%
  African American 1.11% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 14.21% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 63.28% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.77% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 8.67% 16.26%

Of Last Name Toya

People with the last name Toya are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander or American Indian and Alaska Native

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Fun Facts about the name Toya

  • How Popular is the name Toya? Toya is the 4,360th most popular name of all time. As a last name Toya was the 40,371st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Toya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,987 babies born with the first name Toya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Toya to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Toya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1932 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Toya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Toya is Sunday, February 9th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Toya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Toya was in 1976 with a total of 227 babies.
  • Random Toya Factoid: According to the 1960 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Toya is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1960.
  • Weird things about the name Toya: Your name in reverse order is Ayot. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Toya. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Toya? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 542 people with the last name Toya.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Toya? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Toya as their last name since less than 1 person in 556k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • 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).
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