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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 Haniff

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Alt. Meaning

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

N is for noteworthy, just like your achievements

I is for impartial, a great arbiter

F is for fair, always honest and true.

F is for finesse, an enviable trait.

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Popularity of Haniff as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Haniff U.S.
  White 6.17% 64.26%
  African American 25.22% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 50.79% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 2.82% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 10.41% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.59% 16.26%

Of Last Name Haniff

People with the last name Haniff are most frequently African American, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Haniff

  • How Popular is the name Haniff? Haniff is the 80,288th most popular name of all time. As a last name Haniff was the 38,902nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Haniff have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6 babies born with the first name Haniff in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Haniff? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1993 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Haniff first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Haniff is Wednesday, January 13th, 1926.
  • What year had the most people named Haniff born? The highest recorded use of the first name Haniff was in 1993 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Haniff: Your name in reverse order is Ffinah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Fhanfi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Haniff? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 567 people with the last name Haniff.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Haniff? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Haniff as their last name since less than 1 person in 526k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Haniff born May 24, 1939

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Hungary approximately on 1375. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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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).