First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Kaniyah

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Alt. Meaning

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

A is for accountable, someone to be counted on

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

I is for intriguing, arousing the curiosity of others

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

H is for handy, the helpful you.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1996 8 8 0
1997 6 6 0
1998 9 9 0
1999 11 11 0
2000 35 35 0
2001 48 48 0
2002 56 56 0
2003 77 77 0
2004 102 102 0
2005 122 122 0
2006 140 140 0
2007 133 133 0
2008 131 131 0
2009 133 133 0
2010 147 147 0
2011 122 122 0
2012 117 117 0
2013 87 87 0
2014 85 85 0
2015 84 84 0
2016 88 88 0

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Popularity of Kaniyah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Kaniyah

  • How Popular is the name Kaniyah? Kaniyah is the 7,286th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kaniyah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,741 babies born with the first name Kaniyah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kaniyah 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 Kaniyah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1996 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Kaniyah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kaniyah is Tuesday, December 19th, 1989.
  • What year had the most people named Kaniyah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kaniyah was in 2010 with a total of 147 babies.
  • Random Kaniyah Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kaniyah is not a popular baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 7 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Kaniyah: Your name in reverse order is Hayinak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Anakhiy. How do you pronounce that?

What Kaniyah's Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Kaniyah born Nov 21, 2014

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 Central Africa approximately on 1350. 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 - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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  • Sources:
  • 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).