First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kany

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Nigeria says the name Kany is of Unknown origin and means "Unique".
  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Kany means "Fire goddess and protected of earth" and is of African origin.
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Alt. Meaning

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

A is for animated, let your energetic spirit shine

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Y is for yippee, and the things that inspire you to yell it

Notable Persons Named Kany

Kany García is a latin pop musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2006 to present. Kany was given the name Encarnita García de Jesús on September 25th, 1981.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Kany

Judy was born on June 29th, 1937.


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Popularity of Kany as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kany U.S.
  White 73.61% 64.26%
  African American 11.81% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 6.25% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.86% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.47% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kany

People with the last name Kany are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Kany

  • How Popular is the name Kany? Kany is the 64,126th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kany was the 120,187th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kany have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 17 babies born with the first name Kany in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kany? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2008 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Kany first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kany is Sunday, March 27th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Kany born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kany was in 2008 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Kany: Your name in reverse order is Ynak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Anky. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kany? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 144 people with the last name Kany.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kany? Kany is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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