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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Kimani mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Kimani

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  • According to a user from Congo, the name Kimani is of Swahili origin and means "Child of a warrior Strong one Honest one".
  • According to a user from Illinois, United States, the name Kimani is of Unknown origin and means "Great warrior, strong, intelligent, talented.".
  • A user from California, United States says the name Kimani is of African origin and means "- son of a great warrior,honest man, man of integrity, hard worker, strong one.".
  • A submission from Ohio, United States says the name Kimani means "Butterfly" and is of Unknown origin.
  • A user from United States says the name Kimani is of African American origin and means "Talented".
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Alt. Meaning

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

I is for imagination, never be afraid to share your ideas

M is for marvelous, which is how others see you

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

N is for nurturing, to all that need help

I is for intense, your zest of living.

Notable Persons Named Kimani

Kimani Ffriend is a basketball player for the Jagodina, Greenville Groove, Trotamundos de Carabobo, BC Dynamo Moscow, Beijing Ducks, Gigantes de Carolina (men's basketball), KK FMP, Hapoel Jerusalem B.C., Pallacanestro Varese, Beşiktaş J.K. (men's basketball), Incheon Electroland Elephants, and KK Ja in the Basketball League of Serbia. He has been prominent since 2001. Kimani was born on July 29th, 1977 in Kingston, Jamaica.

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Kimani Jones is a football player for the Free agent. Kimani was born on December 21st, 1981 in Mound Bayou, Mississippi. Kimani is also known as Kimani Jones.

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Kimani Smith is an athlete for the Layou FC.

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Kimani Young is an athlete for the Layou FC.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kimani

Victoria Kimani is a singer, songwriter, entertainer, dancer, and actress. Her ongoing career started in 2009. Victoria was born on July 28th, 1984 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Lucia was born on June 21st, 1981 in Kajiado.

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Joseph was born on September 1st, 1972. He breathed his last breath on November 1st, 2012.

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She was most prominent from 2008 to present. Wendy was born on May 18th, 1986 in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Harry was born in 1982.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1969 5 0 5
1970 7 0 7
1971 25 0 25
1972 38 0 38
1973 28 0 28
1974 27 0 27
1975 32 0 32
1976 21 0 21
1977 36 7 29
1978 23 0 23
1979 20 0 20
1980 17 0 17
1981 13 0 13
1982 8 0 8
1983 10 0 10
1984 9 0 9
1985 8 0 8
1987 8 0 8
1989 9 0 9
1990 20 0 20
1991 39 10 29
1992 57 9 48
1993 60 9 51
1994 88 25 63
1995 90 23 67
1996 88 30 58
1997 93 38 55
1998 111 42 69
1999 94 39 55
2000 70 31 39
2001 89 35 54
2002 90 45 45
2003 77 37 40
2004 77 45 32
2005 90 51 39
2006 101 63 38
2007 88 47 41
2008 151 111 40
2009 147 111 36
2010 142 95 47
2011 130 95 35
2012 127 87 40
2013 74 42 32
2014 66 38 28
2015 66 46 20
2016 78 47 31
2017 74 46 28

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Popularity of Kimani as a first name

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Popularity of Kimani as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kimani U.S.
  White 3.25% 64.26%
  African American 93.39% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.67% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.91% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.78% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kimani

People with the last name Kimani are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Kimani

  • How Popular is the name Kimani? Kimani is the 5,437th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kimani was the 27,144th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kimani have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,821 babies born with the first name Kimani in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kimani to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kimani? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1969 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kimani first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kimani is Monday, May 31st, 1948.
  • What year had the most people named Kimani born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kimani was in 2008 with a total of 111 babies.
  • Random Kimani Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kimani 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 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Kimani: Your name in reverse order is Inamik. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Niamik. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kimani? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 892 people with the last name Kimani.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kimani? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kimani as their last name since less than 1 person in 333k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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