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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Aaniyah mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Aaniyah

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  • A user from California, United States says the name Aaniyah is of African origin and means "Look up to God".
  • According to a user from North Carolina, United States, the name Aaniyah is of English origin and means "Gifted person with a ton of love in there heart".
  • A submission from Minnesota, United States says the name Aaniyah means "Indian princess" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  • A submission from California, United States says the name Aaniyah means "God was graciouse." and is of American origin.
  • A submission from Georgia, United States says the name Aaniyah means "Gifted" and is of English origin.
Other origins: Hindu

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Alt. Meaning

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

A is for affectionate, to those that matter most to you

N is for neighborly, friendly to all acquaintances

I is for impress, for impress you will.

Y is for yes, always open to new possibilities

A is for artistic, adding beauty to the world

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

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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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 Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas 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 Aiyaanh. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Aaniyah born Jan 18, 1983

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 Northern China approximately on 1225. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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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).