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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Chaniya

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  • A submission from Alabama, United States says the name Chaniya means "Wealthy" and is of Swahili origin.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1996 7 7 0
1997 14 14 0
1998 11 11 0
1999 15 15 0
2000 29 29 0
2001 29 29 0
2002 34 34 0
2003 37 37 0
2004 42 42 0
2005 52 52 0
2006 44 44 0
2007 53 53 0
2008 47 47 0
2009 50 50 0
2010 51 51 0
2011 35 35 0
2012 28 28 0
2013 16 16 0
2014 12 12 0
2015 13 13 0
2016 11 11 0
2017 9 9 0

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Popularity of Chaniya as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Chaniya

  • How Popular is the name Chaniya? Chaniya is the 13,995th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Chaniya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 639 babies born with the first name Chaniya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Chaniya to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Chaniya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1996 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Chaniya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Chaniya was in 2007 with a total of 53 babies.
  • Random Chaniya Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Chaniya is not a popular baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Chaniya: Your name in reverse order is Ayinahc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ahnycai. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Chaniya born Sep 27, 1951

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 Yugoslavia approximately on 700. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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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).