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 Kenyah

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  • A user from Utah, United States says the name Kenyah is of Unknown origin and means "In Hebrew, 'ken' means 'yes' & ya or 'Yah' is short for "Yahweh" or "Yahuah", YHVH. ???".

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Fun Facts about the name Kenyah

  • How Popular is the name Kenyah? Kenyah is the 19,166th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kenyah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 379 babies born with the first name Kenyah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kenyah 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 Kenyah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1994 when it was given as a first name to 15 new born babies.
  • When was Kenyah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kenyah is Sunday, November 17th, 1974.
  • What year had the most people named Kenyah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kenyah was in 2007 with a total of 30 babies.
  • Random Kenyah Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kenyah is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Kenyah: Your name in reverse order is Haynek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Enhyak. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Kenyah born Oct 3, 1937

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 Arctic approximately on 650. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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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).