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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ayhan

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  • A user from Iran says the name Ayhan is of Arabic origin and means "Gift of God".
  • A submission from Turkey says the name Ayhan means "Moon king" and is of Turkish origin.
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  1. A male given name
  2. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Ayhan

Ayhan Akman is a soccer player for the Sarıyer S.K., İnegölspor, Gaziantepspor, Beşiktaş J.K., Galatasaray S.K. (football), Turkey national youth football team, and Turkey national under-17 football team. Ayhan was born on February 23rd, 1977 in İnegöl, Turkey.


Ayhan was born on June 11th, 1929 in Niğde. They left this life on April 1st, 2001.


Ayhan was born on May 5th, 1929. They left this life on June 16th, 1979.


Ayhan was born on January 1st, 1966 in İzmir. He left this life on March 13th, 2000.


Ayhan Hikmet was a journalist, editor, and barrister. Ayhan was given the name Ayham Hikmet in 1929 in Nicosia. He breathed his last breath on April 23rd, 1962.


Ayhan Güçlü is a soccer player for the US Roye-Noyon, FC Lorient, Hacettepe S.K., A.F.C. Tubize, Royal Mouscron-Péruwelz, Evian Thonon Gaillard F.C., FC Brașov, Olympique Saint-Quentin, Turkey national youth football team, and Turkey national under-19 football team. Ayhan was born on March 28th, 1990 in Montfermeil, France.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ayhan

Kaan Ayhan is a soccer player for the Eintracht Frankfurt, FC Schalke 04, FC Schalke 04 II, Turkey national under-17 football team, and Germany national youth football team. Kaan was born on November 10th, 1994 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.


Yalçın Ayhan is a soccer player for the İstanbul Başakşehir F.K., İstanbulspor A.Ş., Galatasaray S.K. (football), Kayseri Erciyesspor, Sakaryaspor, Manisaspor, Antalyaspor, Gaziantepspor, Orduspor, Kasımpaşa S.K., and Turkey national football B team. Yalçın was born on May 1st, 1982 in Istanbul, Turkey.


Sally was given the name Sally Craig in 1983.


Devran Ayhan is a soccer player for the Gebzespor, Batman Petrolspor, Çaykur Rizespor, Gaziantepspor, Kayseri Erciyesspor, Osmanlıspor, MKE Ankaragücü, Kocaelispor, Khazar Lankaran FK, and Qarabağ FK. Devran was born on March 25th, 1978 in Batman, Turkey.


İbrahim was born on October 2nd, 1968 in Siverek.


Veysel Ayhan is an athlete for the RKSV Leonidas.


Fun Facts about the name Ayhan

  • How Popular is the name Ayhan? Ayhan is the 68,045th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ayhan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14 babies born with the first name Ayhan in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ayhan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2011 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Ayhan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ayhan is Friday, August 19th, 1927.
  • What year had the most people named Ayhan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ayhan was in 2012 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Ayhan: Your name in reverse order is Nahya. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aanhy. How do you pronounce that?

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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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