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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Laniyah

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  • A submission from Connecticut, United States says the name Laniyah means "My light" and is of Australian origin.
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How popular is the baby name Laniyah in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1994 6 6 0
1997 6 6 0
1998 10 10 0
1999 21 21 0
2000 22 22 0
2001 40 40 0
2002 36 36 0
2003 68 68 0
2004 108 108 0
2005 140 140 0
2006 175 175 0
2007 191 191 0
2008 208 208 0
2009 205 205 0
2010 295 295 0
2011 240 240 0
2012 230 230 0
2013 203 203 0
2014 176 176 0
2015 190 190 0
2016 144 144 0
2017 164 164 0

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Popularity of Laniyah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Laniyah

  • How Popular is the name Laniyah? Laniyah is the 5,347th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Laniyah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,878 babies born with the first name Laniyah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Laniyah 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 Laniyah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1994 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Laniyah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Laniyah was in 2010 with a total of 295 babies.
  • Random Laniyah Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Laniyah is not a popular baby girl's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 14 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Laniyah: Your name in reverse order is Hayinal. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Alanhyi. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Laniyah born Oct 7, 1991

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 1750. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

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).