Lania

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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lania

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  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Lania is of Kurdish origin and means "When snow melts onto rain".
  • According to a user from Iraq, the name Lania is of Kurdish origin and means "Birdnest".
  • A user from California, United States says the name Lania is of Kurdish origin and means "Birdnest".
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Lania

Leo Lania was a screenwriter, journalist, and playwright. His career lasted from 1929 to 1962. Leo was born in 1896 in Russian Empire. Leo is also known as Lazar Herrmann. He left this life on November 10th, 1961.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1962 7 7 0
1964 5 5 0
1974 7 7 0
1975 5 5 0
1977 7 7 0
1978 6 6 0
1979 7 7 0
1980 5 5 0
1981 6 6 0
1982 5 5 0
1983 10 10 0
1984 7 7 0
1986 7 7 0
1987 6 6 0
1988 6 6 0
1989 9 9 0
1990 11 11 0
1991 17 17 0
1992 7 7 0
1993 7 7 0
1994 9 9 0
1995 15 15 0
1996 19 19 0
1997 23 23 0
1998 26 26 0
1999 23 23 0
2000 20 20 0
2001 40 40 0
2002 41 41 0
2003 43 43 0
2004 57 57 0
2005 60 60 0
2006 50 50 0
2007 39 39 0
2008 41 41 0
2009 32 32 0
2010 26 26 0
2011 30 30 0
2012 28 28 0
2013 23 23 0
2014 20 20 0
2015 19 19 0
2016 13 13 0
2017 14 14 0

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Fun Facts about the name Lania

  • How Popular is the name Lania? Lania is the 11,635th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Lania have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 858 babies born with the first name Lania in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lania to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lania? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1962 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Lania first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lania is Sunday, December 14th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Lania born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lania was in 2005 with a total of 60 babies.
  • Random Lania Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lania is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Lania: Your name in reverse order is Ainal. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ailan. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Lania born Jun 8, 1984

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 Yukon approximately on 1200. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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