US Popularity:633
Origin:Hawaiian
Meaning:Warrior; Valiant one; Koa tree
Show your little one that they can take whatever life throws at them with this Hawaiian name. Koa, a traditionally masculine name meaning "warrior" or "valiant one," can show baby that they're strong enough to deal with anything that life has to offer them. Koa is also a type of tree native to the Hawaiian islands, giving the fierce name a softer, more earthy edge. This tall tree is used to build canoes and surfboards, allowing people to explore and travel among the islands.

Koa Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Koa is currently #422 on The Bump
Boy:Koa is currently #112 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Koa is currently #633 in U.S. births
Boy:Koa is currently #217 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2022
#633
in 2022
+ 394
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
Sources
  • Behind the Name, Koa, February 2018

  • WordSense, Koa

  • ULUKAU Hawaiian Dictionaries, koa

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