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 Kayani

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Alt. Meaning

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

A is for appreciative, of all you have

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

A is for activities, for you have many.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

I is for intellect, your high capacity for knowledge

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kayani

Ashfaq Parvez Kayani is a (Acting), 14th Chief of Army Staff, Director General of the Inter-Services Intelligence, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, Inter-Services Intelligence, and Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee. His military service ended in 2013. Ashfaq was born on April 20th, 1952 in Gujar Khan Tehsil, Punjab, Pakistan. Ashfaq is also known as Fa'qoo/ Paijja.


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Popularity of Kayani as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kayani U.S.
  White 7.72% 64.26%
  African American 2.03% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 87.40% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kayani

People with the last name Kayani are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Kayani

  • How Popular is the name Kayani? Kayani is the 35,095th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kayani was the 77,788th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kayani have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 111 babies born with the first name Kayani in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kayani to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kayani? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2002 when it was given as a first name to 15 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Kayani born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kayani was in 2002 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Kayani: Your name in reverse order is Inayak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kinaya. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kayani? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 246 people with the last name Kayani.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kayani? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kayani as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Kayanis Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Kayani born Dec 10, 1993

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 Portugal approximately on 400. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

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. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.