Arata Name Meaning

Italian (northern): topographic name for someone who lived near an area of cultivated land, from (terra) arata ‘cultivated (land)’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word, as for example Arata in Piedmont. Japanese: rare name, meaning ‘wild rice paddy’ or ‘new rice paddy’, listed in the Shinsen Shojiroku. Characters for the latter meaning tend to be pronounced Nitta or Shinden in Japan proper; the reading Arata is from the Ryukyu Islands. All three versions are found in western Japan.

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List of People with Surname Arata

Based on our public records, there are a total of 1,007 people with the surname Arata. Among these people surnamed Arata, there are approximately 159 distinct names, with an average of 6 people who share the same name. Joseph Arata, James Arata and Robert Arata are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Arata, with 30, 29 and 29 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that California has the most people surnamed Arata, with a total of 279 people, and there are a total of 111 distinct names among these people. New York is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Arata, with a total of 99 people and an average of 61 distinct names.