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5k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Rihanna

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Sweet Basil
  • #3599 All Time
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< 1k Rehan (Armenian)
< 1k Rayhan (Arabic)

How popular is the name "Rihanna" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
2000660
200579790
20065715710
20077887880
20081,0771,0725
20098238230
20105005000
20113803800
20123203200
20132642640
20142042040

Want to know about the populiarty of Rihanna? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,012 babies born with the name Rihanna in the United States. That's more than enough Rihannas to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 2000 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Rihanna" was in 2008 with a total of 1,072 babies. (That's a lot of baby Rihannas)

According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Rihanna" is not a popular baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 2013. Across the entire United States a total of only 264 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Rihanna" mean?

Rihanna (Arabic): Sweet Basil

The name "Rihanna" is of Arabic origin and it means "Sweet Basil". It's a name commonly given to girls.

R is for rational, the way you think.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

A is for able, for you surely are.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

Your name in reverse order is "Annahir". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Hiaarnn". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Rihanna popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Rihanna in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Rihanna

Rihanna

Rihanna is a singer, actress, and fashion designer specializing in R&B, pop, reggae, and hip hop music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Rihanna was born in 1988 as Robyn Rihanna Fenty in Saint Michael, Barbados.

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Past life for Rihanna born Jul 4, 1958

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of North of Latin America approximately on 1550. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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