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Makaya name meaning

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What does the name Makaya mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

 
Origin and Meaning of Makaya

User Submitted Origins

African
42%
Native American
33%
English
17%
Hebrew
4%
American
3%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from New Mexico, U.S., the name Makaya means "Who is like god".
  2. A user from Utah, U.S. says the name Makaya is of American origin and means "God like".
  3. A user from Maryland, U.S. says the name Makaya means "Like god".
  4. A submission from Missouri, U.S. says the name Makaya means "One who hunts with eagles" and is of Native American origin.
  5. A submission from Illinois, U.S. says the name Makaya means "African wildflower Mackaya Bella".
  6. According to a user from South Carolina, U.S., the name Makaya is of Native American origin and means "Hunter".
  7. According to a user from Zambia, the name Makaya is of African origin and means "Charity,generosity".
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Notable Persons Named Makaya

Notable Persons Named Makaya

Makaya Ntshoko

Makaya was born on October 29th, 1939 in Cape Town. Makaya is also known as Ntshoko and Makhaya.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Makaya

Notable Persons With the Last Name Makaya

Henrino Makaya

Henrino Makaya is a soccer player for the AS Cheminots. Henrino was born on February 17th, 1993 in Republic of the Congo.

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Fun Facts about the name Makaya

  • How Popular is the name Makaya? Makaya is the 11,220th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Makaya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 955 babies born with the first name Makaya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Makaya to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Makaya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1990 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Makaya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Makaya was in 2007 with a total of 71 babies.
  • Random Makaya Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Makaya is not a popular baby girl's name in Missouri. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Missouri have the same name in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Makaya: The name spelled backwards is Ayakam. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Aymaka. How do you pronounce that?
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