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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 Wana

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Wana is of African origin and means "Gift of god".
  • A submission from Zambia says the name Wana means "Willing to go extra miles and capable of adapting whenever things change,very noble and special capabilities that shine..." and is of African origin.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Wana

Vuyisile Wana is a soccer player for the Moroka Swallows F.C. and Santos F.C. (South Africa). Vuyisile was born on May 24th, 1987 in Odendaalsrus. Vuyisile is also known as Ikechukwu.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wana U.S.
  White 16.83% 64.26%
  African American 10.89% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 52.48% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 15.84% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wana

People with the last name Wana are most frequently White, African American, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Wana

  • How Popular is the name Wana? Wana is the 27,176th most popular name of all time. As a last name Wana was the 159,712th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Wana have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 195 babies born with the first name Wana in the United States. That's more than enough people named Wana 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 Wana? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Wana first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Wana is Wednesday, February 10th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Wana born? The highest recorded use of the first name Wana was in 1927 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Wana: Your name in reverse order is Anaw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Wana. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wana? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 101 people with the last name Wana.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wana? Wana is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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Past life for Wana born Oct 3, 1922

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 Israel approximately on 375. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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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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