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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jaylani

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  • According to a user from New Jersey, United States, the name Jaylani means "Jay = to rejoice (from the Latin Gaius) + Lani = "sky, heaven, Royal, majesty"".
  • A submission from Virginia, United States says the name Jaylani means "Heavenly Jay" and is of Polynesian / Hawaiian origin.
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International Interest

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
2002 6 6 0
2004 10 10 0
2005 9 9 0
2006 15 15 0
2007 34 34 0
2008 43 38 5
2009 46 46 0
2010 71 65 6
2011 60 53 7
2012 69 69 0
2013 73 68 5
2014 68 68 0
2015 114 114 0
2016 106 106 0
2017 143 137 6
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International Interest for Jaylani

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Jaylani as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Jaylani

  • How Popular is the name Jaylani? Jaylani is the 11,567th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Jaylani have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 867 babies born with the first name Jaylani in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jaylani to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jaylani? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2002 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Jaylani born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jaylani was in 2017 with a total of 137 babies.
  • Random Jaylani Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jaylani is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 13 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Jaylani: Your name in reverse order is Inalyaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Janyali. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Jaylani born Nov 4, 1971

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 Greece approximately on 1025. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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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).