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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Notable Persons Named Gayan

Gayan Wijekoon is a cricketer. Gayan was born on December 21st, 1976 in Gampaha.


Gayan was born on February 23rd, 1988 in Adliya.


Gayan was born on April 23rd, 1983.


Gayan was born on January 14th, 1974.


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Popularity of Gayan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gayan U.S.
  White 87.64% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 6.18% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.93% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gayan

People with the last name Gayan are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Gayan

  • How Popular is the name Gayan? As a last name Gayan was the 101,247th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Gayan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Gayan is Friday, April 11th, 1919.
  • How unique is the name Gayan? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Gayan. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Gayan: Your name in reverse order is Nayag. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yagna. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gayan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 178 people with the last name Gayan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gayan? Gayan is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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