Ayana

First Name
10k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
168
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Ayana mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Ayana

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Australia says the name Ayana means "Beautiful" and is of Swahili origin.
  • A user from Arizona, United States says the name Ayana is of Native American origin and means "Innocent".
  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Ayana means "Beautiful butterfly".
  • According to a user from New Jersey, United States, the name Ayana is of Swahili origin and means "Beautiful flower".
Other origins: Filipino (Philippines), African, Mongolian, and English

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Notable Persons Named Ayana

Ayana Taketatsu is a voice acting in japan, singing, voice actress, and singer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2007 to present. Ayana was born on June 23rd, 1989 in Saitama Prefecture, Japan.

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Ayana Tsubaki is a tv personality, model, and celebrity. Ayana was born on July 15th, 1984 in Tokyo.

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Ayana was born on May 23rd, 1988.

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Ayana was born on May 14th, 1977.

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Ayana Walker is a basketball player for the Detroit Shock and Charlotte Sting. She was most prominent from 2002 to 2007. Ayana was born on September 10th, 1979 in Houston.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ayana

Almaz was born on November 21st, 1991.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1970 6 6 0
1971 32 32 0
1972 91 91 0
1973 89 89 0
1974 102 102 0
1975 147 147 0
1976 187 187 0
1977 139 139 0
1978 116 116 0
1979 107 107 0
1980 119 119 0
1981 109 109 0
1982 92 92 0
1983 91 91 0
1984 70 70 0
1985 61 61 0
1986 67 67 0
1987 74 74 0
1988 79 79 0
1989 151 146 5
1990 172 172 0
1991 208 208 0
1992 211 211 0
1993 265 265 0
1994 276 276 0
1995 278 278 0
1996 247 247 0
1997 251 251 0
1998 305 305 0
1999 298 298 0
2000 336 336 0
2001 385 385 0
2002 367 367 0
2003 369 369 0
2004 364 364 0
2005 382 382 0
2006 405 405 0
2007 359 359 0
2008 350 350 0
2009 360 360 0
2010 351 351 0
2011 295 295 0
2012 304 304 0
2013 261 261 0
2014 251 251 0
2015 256 256 0
2016 275 275 0
2017 223 223 0

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International Interest for Ayana

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Ayana as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ayana U.S.
  White 2.98% 64.26%
  African American 79.17% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 7.74% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 9.52% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ayana

People with the last name Ayana are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Ayana

  • How Popular is the name Ayana? Ayana is the 2,447th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ayana was the 106,096th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ayana have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10,333 babies born with the first name Ayana in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ayana to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ayana? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Ayana born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ayana was in 2006 with a total of 405 babies.
  • Random Ayana Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ayana is not a popular baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Ayana: Your name in reverse order is Anaya. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ynaaa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ayana? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 168 people with the last name Ayana.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ayana? Ayana is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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).
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