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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kaliyah

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  • A user from Maine, United States says the name Kaliyah means "Bright, beloved one".
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Kaliyah means "Bright one, beloved one.".
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  1. A female given name

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1994 33 33 0
1995 59 59 0
1996 51 51 0
1997 108 108 0
1998 70 70 0
1999 70 70 0
2000 110 110 0
2001 244 244 0
2002 301 301 0
2003 320 320 0
2004 366 361 5
2005 303 303 0
2006 365 365 0
2007 421 421 0
2008 490 490 0
2009 503 503 0
2010 511 511 0
2011 537 537 0
2012 562 562 0
2013 574 574 0
2014 563 563 0
2015 576 576 0
2016 497 497 0
2017 503 503 0
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International Interest for Kaliyah

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Kaliyah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Kaliyah

  • How Popular is the name Kaliyah? Kaliyah is the 2,826th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kaliyah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,137 babies born with the first name Kaliyah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kaliyah to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kaliyah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1994 when it was given as a first name to 33 new born babies.
  • When was Kaliyah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kaliyah is Saturday, February 1st, 1986.
  • What year had the most people named Kaliyah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kaliyah was in 2015 with a total of 576 babies.
  • Random Kaliyah Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kaliyah is not a popular baby girl's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 13 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Kaliyah: Your name in reverse order is Hayilak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ahaylki. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Kaliyah born May 13, 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 Burma approximately on 950. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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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).
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