Takiyah is a first name for girls.
There’s a good chance that a girl named Takiyah in a medium-sized town will be unique. That’s because only a few babies a year are named Takiyah in all of the US. Only about one in 100,000 girls is named Takiyah by her parents. In the ranking of most common girls names in recent years, Takiyah ranks at #4,881. That means there are 4,880 more common girls names, but there are also a few thousand that are even rarer. If you polled the whole US population – children, adults and seniors – you’d find less than one in 10,000 to be named Takiyah.
The odds of living in the same statae as someone named Takiyah are about the same as meeting someone with blue eyes in the entire country – both odds are about 25 to 30 %. More precisely, the first name Takiyah is registered in 18 states, among which are Alabama, California, Washington, D.C., Florida or Georgia. In proportion to the female population, most women and girls with the first name Takiyah live in Mississippi, and even there the name is rather special – only one in 44,574 would turn around if you called the name Takiyah across Mississippi.
Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter T is a quite popular first letter for girls' names. Because: 6.3% of all common girls’ names in the US begin with this letter. By the way, the most common first letters for girls’ names are A, S and M.
With seven letters, the name Takiyah has a typical length for first names in the US. In fact, 26% of all common first names consist of exactly seven letters. 52% of all first names are shorter, while 22% have eight letters or more. 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.
With 6.3% of all girls' names that begin with a T, this first letter is thus much more common than all 26 letters on average - and the most popular one of all the girls’ names starting with T is Teresa.
If your name is Takiyah 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...
So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Takiyah, you can simply say:
Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.
Just use American Sign Language!
These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.
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.
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. Takiyah sounds like this: