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Tacoma name meaning

Last Name
144
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Tacoma

User Submitted Origins

Native American
65%
English
20%
African
10%
Indian (Sanskrit)
5%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from New Mexico, U.S. says the name Tacoma means "THAT FROZEN WATER" and is of Native American origin.
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International Interest
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Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A city in west central Washington on an arm of Puget Sound to the south of Seattle

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tacoma U.S.
  White 96.53% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tacoma

People with the last name Tacoma are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Tacoma

  • How Popular is the name Tacoma? Tacoma is the 25,745th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tacoma was the 120,187th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tacoma have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 231 babies born with the first name Tacoma in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tacoma 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 Tacoma? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tacoma first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tacoma is Sunday, June 7th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Tacoma born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tacoma was in 2002 with a total of 32 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Tacoma: The name spelled backwards is Amocat. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Tcaoam. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tacoma? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 144 people with the last name Tacoma.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tacoma? Tacoma is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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