Aaniyah

First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Aaniyah

User Submitted Origins

     African
25%
     English
25%
     Arabic
17%
     Hindu
8%
     American
8%
     Spanish
8%
     Indian (Sanskrit)
8%

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Illinois, United States says the name Aaniyah is of African origin and means "Gift of god".
  • A submission from New York, United States says the name Aaniyah means "Morning Star" and is of African origin.
  • A user from California, United States says the name Aaniyah means "Aaniyah means a very beautiful young girl who will grow up to be a very talented young lady.".
  • According to a user from California, United States, the name Aaniyah is of African origin and means "Look up to God".
  • A submission from North Carolina, United States says the name Aaniyah means "Gifted person with a ton of love in there heart" and is of English origin.
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International Interest

How popular is the baby name Aaniyah in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1998 8 8 0
1999 9 9 0
2000 13 13 0
2001 21 21 0
2002 47 47 0
2003 46 46 0
2004 67 67 0
2005 74 74 0
2006 103 103 0
2007 94 94 0
2008 104 104 0
2009 93 93 0
2010 79 79 0
2011 67 67 0
2012 64 64 0
2013 72 72 0
2014 65 65 0
2015 54 54 0
2016 48 48 0
2017 43 43 0
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International Interest for Aaniyah

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Aaniyah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Aaniyah

  • How Popular is the name Aaniyah? Aaniyah is the 9,528th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Aaniyah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,171 babies born with the first name Aaniyah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Aaniyah to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Aaniyah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1998 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Aaniyah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Aaniyah was in 2008 with a total of 104 babies.
  • Random Aaniyah Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Aaniyah is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Aaniyah: Your name in reverse order is Hayinaa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nahaiya. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Aaniyah born Dec 29, 1979

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Japan approximately on 1850. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).