Kaniya

First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kaniya

User Submitted Origins

     African
42%
     Indian (Sanskrit)
29%
     English
21%
     Native American
4%
     Hindi
4%

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Illinois, United States, the name Kaniya is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Gift of god".
  • A user from South Carolina, United States says the name Kaniya is of African origin and means "Gift from god".
  • A user from Michigan, United States says the name Kaniya is of African origin and means "Gift of god".
  • According to a user from South Carolina, United States, the name Kaniya is of African origin and means "'Gift of god'".
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International Interest

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1990 5 5 0
1991 6 6 0
1993 7 7 0
1994 8 8 0
1995 14 14 0
1996 17 17 0
1997 23 23 0
1998 34 34 0
1999 38 38 0
2000 72 72 0
2001 119 119 0
2002 115 115 0
2003 147 147 0
2004 186 186 0
2005 207 207 0
2006 195 195 0
2007 172 172 0
2008 143 143 0
2009 134 134 0
2010 115 115 0
2011 97 97 0
2012 78 78 0
2013 75 75 0
2014 80 80 0
2015 57 57 0
2016 42 42 0
2017 43 43 0
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International Interest for Kaniya

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Kaniya as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Kaniya

  • How Popular is the name Kaniya? Kaniya is the 6,327th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kaniya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,229 babies born with the first name Kaniya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kaniya to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kaniya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1990 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Kaniya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kaniya was in 2005 with a total of 207 babies.
  • Random Kaniya Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kaniya is not a popular baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, only 9 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Kaniya: Your name in reverse order is Ayinak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ynikaa. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Kaniya born Jun 24, 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 Bulgaria approximately on 550. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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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).