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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ayaan

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  • A user from Illinois, United States says the name Ayaan is of Arabic origin and means "Gift of god".
  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Ayaan is of Unknown origin and means "Everything because it's in the Qur'an ?".
Other origins: Indian (Sanskrit)

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  1. An English male given name.

Notable Persons Named Ayaan

Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a politician and author. Ayaan was given the name Ayaan Hirsi Magan on November 13th, 1969 in Mogadishu.


Ayaan Ali Khan is a hindustani classical music and world music musician. He plays sarod. Ayaan was born on September 5th, 1979. Ayaan is also known as Ayaan Ali BangashN-, अली ख़ान, अयान (Hindi), and عيان خان،أمان (Urdu).


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1995 5 5 0
2000 18 0 18
2001 23 6 17
2002 18 0 18
2003 25 0 25
2004 129 7 122
2005 59 6 53
2006 129 7 122
2007 191 9 182
2008 237 11 226
2009 283 18 265
2010 307 11 296
2011 328 6 322
2012 366 11 355
2013 398 10 388
2014 499 14 485
2015 425 9 416
2016 432 8 424
2017 506 6 500

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Popularity of Ayaan as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Ayaan

  • How Popular is the name Ayaan? Ayaan is the 4,100th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ayaan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,378 babies born with the first name Ayaan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ayaan to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ayaan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1995 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Ayaan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ayaan was in 2017 with a total of 500 babies.
  • Random Ayaan Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ayaan is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 39 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Ayaan: Your name in reverse order is Naaya. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nyaaa. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Ayaan born May 1, 2014

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 Romania approximately on 1325. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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