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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Janay

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Alt. Meaning

J is for jewel, the sparkle in your eye.

A is for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

N is for notable, distinguished are your feats

A is for attractive, inside and out

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Notable Persons Named Janay

Janay was born on October 12th, 1985 in Panama City, Florida. Janay is also known as Cynithia and Nay.

Popularity:

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1952 5 5 0
1958 9 9 0
1959 5 5 0
1960 5 5 0
1961 12 12 0
1962 6 6 0
1963 12 12 0
1967 13 13 0
1968 11 11 0
1969 10 10 0
1970 12 12 0
1971 15 15 0
1972 29 29 0
1973 71 71 0
1974 25 25 0
1975 11 11 0
1976 29 29 0
1977 29 29 0
1978 36 36 0
1979 34 34 0
1980 24 24 0
1981 32 32 0
1982 34 34 0
1983 42 42 0
1984 40 40 0
1985 37 37 0
1986 47 47 0
1987 596 596 0
1988 429 429 0
1989 315 315 0
1990 292 292 0
1991 261 261 0
1992 248 248 0
1993 173 173 0
1994 221 221 0
1995 245 245 0
1996 192 192 0
1997 204 204 0
1998 143 143 0
1999 122 122 0
2000 114 114 0
2001 122 122 0
2002 124 124 0
2003 118 118 0
2004 101 101 0
2005 128 128 0
2006 94 94 0
2007 92 92 0
2008 73 73 0
2009 95 95 0
2010 112 112 0
2011 113 113 0
2012 74 74 0
2013 63 63 0
2014 58 58 0
2015 53 53 0
2016 35 35 0
2017 30 30 0

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Popularity of Janay as a first name

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Popularity of Janay as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Janay

  • How Popular is the name Janay? Janay is the 3,488th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Janay have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,675 babies born with the first name Janay in the United States. That's more than enough people named Janay to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Janay? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1952 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Janay first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Janay is Thursday, October 23rd, 1913.
  • What year had the most people named Janay born? The highest recorded use of the first name Janay was in 1987 with a total of 596 babies.
  • Random Janay Factoid: According to the 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Janay ranks 69th in popularity as a baby girl's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 21 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 1987.
  • Weird things about the name Janay: Your name in reverse order is Yanaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aajyn. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Janay born Nov 7, 1993

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 Romania approximately on 1725. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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