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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Asani

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     Indian (Sanskrit)

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  • A submission from Cayman Islands says the name Asani means "My heartbeat" and is of English origin.
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Notable Persons Named Asani

Asani Samuels is a soccer player for the Rochester Rhinos, Canisius Golden Griffins, and FC Buffalo. Asani was born on March 20th, 1992 in Savanna la Mar, Jamaica.


Asani Nhongo is a sports team member for the CAPS United F.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Asani

Ali was born in 1954 in Kenya. Ali is also known as Ali Asani.


Suat was born on September 22nd, 1916.


Elmir Asani is a soccer player for the FK Voždovac, FK Vojvodina, and FK Sloga Temerin. Elmir was born on September 15th, 1995 in Novi Sad.


Halil Asani is a soccer player for the FK Novi Sad, FK ČSK Pivara, FK Vojvodina, and FK Proleter Novi Sad. Halil was born on March 27th, 1974 in Dragaš.


Xhelil Asani is a soccer player for the KF Bylis Ballsh, FK Vëllazërimi 77, and FK Napredok. Xhelil was born on September 12th, 1995 in Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.


Edmir Asani is a soccer player for the Ullensaker/Kisa IL, Borussia Mönchengladbach, Bonner SC, Lillestrøm SK, Raufoss IL, Valdres FK, Eidsvold TF, and HamKam. Edmir was born on April 23rd, 1985 in Skopje.


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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Asani as a first name

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Popularity of Asani as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Asani U.S.
  White 82.41% 64.26%
  African American 5.52% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 10.69% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Asani

People with the last name Asani are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Asani

  • How Popular is the name Asani? Asani is the 17,068th most popular name of all time. As a last name Asani was the 67,943rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Asani have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 462 babies born with the first name Asani in the United States. That's more than enough people named Asani to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Asani? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1999 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Asani first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Asani is Sunday, August 22nd, 1937.
  • What year had the most people named Asani born? The highest recorded use of the first name Asani was in 2012 with a total of 85 babies.
  • Random Asani Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Asani is not a popular baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 12 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Asani: Your name in reverse order is Inasa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sanai. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Asani? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 290 people with the last name Asani.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Asani? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Asani as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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