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

What does the name Munya mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Munya

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Munya means "Short for Munyaradzi. One that comforts. Comforter." and is of Zimbabwe origin.
Other origins: French, Sanskrit, and Slavic

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Notable Persons Named Munya

Munya Chidzonga is an actor, filmmaker, and entrepreneur. Munya was given the name Munyaradzi Chidzonga on June 13th, 1986 in Harare, Zimbabwe. Munya is also known as Diamond Boy.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Munya

Peter Munya is an Assistant Minister of East African Community, Assistant Minister of Internal Security, Provincial Administration, Member of the Kenyan Parliament, 1st Governor ofMeru County, and Member of theKenyan Parliament. Peter was born in 1969 in Muthaara, Meru County, Kenya. Peter is also known as Gatirau Munya.


Fun Facts about the name Munya

  • When was the first name Munya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Munya is Wednesday, June 14th, 1899.
  • How unique is the name Munya? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Munya. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Munya: Your name in reverse order is Aynum. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ynamu. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Munya born Jul 3, 1993

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Italy approximately on 1675. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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