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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Tarawa, Makin, Tarawa-Makinnoun

    battles in World War II in the Pacific (November 1943); United States Marines took the islands from the Japanese after bitter fighting


  1. makin

    "Makin" is not a standard English word as such, its meaning can be varied depending on context or cultural usage. However, it is often used in African-American Vernacular English (AAVE) as a term for making out, flirting or engaging in intimate actions. It could also be a contracted form of "making". In other cases, it might be a personal name. Without specific context, it's hard to provide a general definition.


  1. Makin

    Makin is the name of a chain of islands located in the Pacific Ocean island nation of Kiribati. Makin is the northernmost of the Gilbert Islands, with a population of 1,798.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. MAKIN

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Makin is ranked #12255 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Makin surname appeared 2,538 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Makin.

    76.2% or 1,936 total occurrences were White.
    7.4% or 190 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    7.3% or 186 total occurrences were Asian.
    5.7% or 146 total occurrences were Black.
    2.7% or 70 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.3% or 10 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of makin in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of makin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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