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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010


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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

Fun Facts about the name Kaniyah

  • How many people with the first name Kaniyah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,653 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 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kaniyah is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 2012.
  • 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 Niakayh. How do you pronounce that?
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Kaniyah" mean? The list below shows the origins of Kaniyah as well as things modernly associated with the name Kaniyah such as celebrities named Kaniyah.

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What does the name Kaniyah mean?

Kis for keen, your sense of honesty.

Ais for accountable, someone to be counted on

Nis for nurturing, the care you provide to all

Iis for intriguing, arousing the curiosity of others

Yis for yearn, your innermost desires.

Ais for approachable, constantly meeting new people

His for handy, the helpful you.

Past life for Kaniyah born Jun 16, 2009

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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 Western Africa approximately on 1825. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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