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

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Origin and Meaning of Iyah

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from New Zealand, the name Iyah is of Hebrew origin and means "Surrounded by light".
  • According to a user from Saudi Arabia, the name Iyah is of Arabic origin and means "Verses of The Holy Quran".
  • A submission from United States says the name Iyah means "Miracle" and is of Hebrew origin.
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Iyah is of Arabic origin and means "A miracle.".
  • According to a user from United States, the name Iyah is of English origin and means "A precious gift of God".

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International Interest for Iyah

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Fun Facts about the name Iyah

  • How Popular is the name Iyah? Iyah is the 38,141st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Iyah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 90 babies born with the first name Iyah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Iyah to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Iyah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2000 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Iyah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Iyah was in 2017 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Iyah: Your name in reverse order is Hayi. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hayi. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Iyah born May 10, 1985

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 Northern Africa approximately on 450. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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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).