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The first name 

Keola is a first name typically given to boys, but in rare cases also used as a girls name.

Keola – a very rare name!

Recently, the name Keola has been given only a handful of times a year and is therefore particularly rare, at least in the US. In recent years, not even one boy in 100,000 has been named Keola. That means that a boy named Keola is exceptional and may not meet another person with the same name his whole life. If you polled the whole US population – children, adults and seniors – you’d find less than one in 10,000 to be named Keola.

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Keola -
special from day one

In fact, the name Keola wasn't vogue in the 19th century, but between 1900 and 1975 young parents changed that a bit. After several years of not being given at all (or less than 5 times, because that's the number required for a name to appear in the statistics), Keola seemed more popular than ever in 1974, when 26 parents named their sons Keola. Although the name never ranked higher than #1,580, that year parents chose it as a potential new rising star on the horizon of beautiful and rare names. If your name is Keola, you were already special when you were born - and you did your best to become a trendsetter.

In years where the graph has no value, the name Keola was given less than five times or even none at all in the entire USA.

Keola - originality welcome!

In 2022, expectant parents chose the rare name Keola a few times. Among all newborn boys, it ranked 7,630, for a total of 8 babies. The name is still more common than it was most time of the last century, when it supposedly didn't appear at all for a many years. As Keola seems to be a bit more popular in the middle of the 20th century, it proves to remain a great rarity in 2022.

Keola has 5 letters 
and begins with a K

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter K is a real popular first letter for boys’ names. That’s because 7.9% of all common boys’ names in the US begin with this letter. Only the first letters J, A and D are more common for boys' names.

With five letters, the name Keola is comparatively short. In fact, 17.0% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly five letters. Only 7% of all first names are even shorter, while 75% have more than five letters. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

That means that if 7.9% of all boys' names start with a K, this initial letter occurs more than twice as often as all 26 letters on average. Interesting detail: of all the boys’ names that begin with a K, Kenneth is the most common.

Other names with 
K, e, o, l and a

If you take all the letters in the name Keola – K, e, o, l and a – and put them together again, you can form other names, such as Kaleo or Kaelo.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Keola

If your name is Keola and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Keola

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Keola, you can simply say:






This is how the name Keola is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Keola in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.



You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Keola

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Keola is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.


Have you ever waved the name Keola

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.


Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Keola sounds like this: