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

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Origin and Meaning of Nai

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  • A submission from Syria says the name Nai means "Flute" and is of Arabic origin.
  • A user from United States says the name Nai means "North American Indian".
  • A submission from Maryland, United States says the name Nai means "Beautiful companion" and is of Native American origin.
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Nai

She was most active from 1964 to 1964. Nai was born in 1945 in Ho Chi Minh City.


Nai was born in 1910. Nai is also known as Hsia Nai. He died in 1985.



Nai was born in 1758. He died in 1811.


Nai Mayen is an athlete for the Syracuse Silver Knights.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Nai

Mam Nai is a lieutenant of the khmer rouge security branch, khmer rouge, and lieutenant of thekhmer rougesecurity branch. His career lasted from 1975 to 1996. Mam was born in 1934 in Kampong Thom Province. Mam is also known as Comrade Chan, Ta Chan, and Chan.


Yao was born in 1731. He died in 1815.



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International Interest for Nai

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Nai as a last name

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Common last names for Nai

  • Saechao
  • Saelee

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Nai U.S.
  White 25.28% 64.26%
  African American 7.02% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 59.83% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.34% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Nai

People with the last name Nai are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Nai

  • How Popular is the name Nai? Nai is the 21,739th most popular name of all time. As a last name Nai was the 57,234th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Nai have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 300 babies born with the first name Nai in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nai to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nai? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1980 when it was given as a first name to 15 new born babies.
  • When was Nai first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nai is Tuesday, July 18th, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Nai born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nai was in 1984 with a total of 16 babies.
  • Random Nai Factoid: According to the 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nai is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 9 babies in California have the same name as you in 1981.
  • Weird things about the name Nai: Your name in reverse order is Ian. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nia. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Nai? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 356 people with the last name Nai.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nai? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Nai as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.