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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Arnis

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  • A submission from Malaysia says the name Arnis means "Bright child of God" and is of Aboriginal origin.
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International Interest

From Arnolds (“Arnold”). First recorded in 1837.

  1. A male given name.

Notable Persons Named Arnis

Arnis Mednis is a musician, singer, and singing. Arnis was born on October 18th, 1961.


Arnis was born on April 4th, 1988 in Valmiera.


Arnis Vecvagars is an athlete. He was most active from 1991 to 2008. Arnis was born on April 12th, 1974 in Riga.


Arnis Balčus is an artist in the field of photography. Arnis was born on April 2nd, 1978 in Riga.


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Fun Facts about the name Arnis

  • How Popular is the name Arnis? Arnis is the 64,161st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Arnis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 17 babies born with the first name Arnis in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Arnis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1952 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Arnis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Arnis is Sunday, February 15th, 1891.
  • What year had the most people named Arnis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Arnis was in 1953 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Arnis: Your name in reverse order is Sinra. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Risna. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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