Lanya

First Name
809
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Lanya mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Lanya

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  • A user from Iraq says the name Lanya is of Kurdish origin and means "Waterfall; when water falls from a highland going straight into a pool of water, it makes a soft and white little droplets of water that is a little denser than water vapor. This is called lanya".
  • A submission from Iraq says the name Lanya means "Water fall" and is of Kurdish origin.
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Lanya is of Kurdish origin and means "Lion's home".
  • A submission from Maryland, United States says the name Lanya means "Gift of god" and is of English origin.
  • A submission from Iraq says the name Lanya means "Leader; A woman with great power." and is of German origin.
Other origins: Arabic

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Wiktionary

lány +‎ -a (“possessive suffix”)

  1. third-person singular (single possession) possessive of lány

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1970 7 7 0
1971 8 8 0
1973 6 6 0
1974 5 5 0
1975 5 5 0
1976 6 6 0
1981 5 5 0
1998 9 9 0
1999 20 20 0
2000 16 16 0
2001 34 34 0
2002 37 37 0
2003 55 55 0
2004 70 70 0
2005 75 75 0
2006 61 61 0
2007 72 72 0
2008 62 62 0
2009 49 49 0
2010 36 36 0
2011 42 42 0
2012 25 25 0
2013 31 31 0
2014 18 18 0
2015 23 23 0
2016 20 20 0
2017 12 12 0

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Popularity of Lanya as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Lanya

  • How Popular is the name Lanya? Lanya is the 12,059th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Lanya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 809 babies born with the first name Lanya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lanya 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 Lanya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Lanya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lanya is Wednesday, September 5th, 1900.
  • What year had the most people named Lanya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lanya was in 2005 with a total of 75 babies.
  • Random Lanya Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lanya is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Lanya: Your name in reverse order is Aynal. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Laayn. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Lanya born Dec 25, 1946

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 Yugoslavia approximately on 1250. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.