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

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Origin and Meaning of Nailah

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Alt. Meaning

N is for neighborly, friendly to all acquaintances

A is for adorable, how precious

I is for impartial, a great arbiter

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

H is for hardy, can't keep you down!

Notable Persons Named Nailah

Nyla is a reggae and dancehall singer-songwriter. She was most prominent from 2004 to present. Nyla was given the name Nailah Thorbourne on November 27th, 1980 in Kingston, Jamaica.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1971 5 5 0
1972 8 8 0
1973 13 13 0
1974 12 12 0
1975 17 17 0
1976 17 17 0
1977 27 27 0
1978 18 18 0
1979 21 21 0
1980 30 30 0
1981 18 18 0
1982 18 18 0
1983 15 15 0
1984 14 14 0
1985 23 23 0
1986 17 17 0
1987 23 23 0
1988 22 22 0
1989 26 26 0
1990 35 35 0
1991 26 26 0
1992 44 44 0
1993 46 46 0
1994 61 61 0
1995 72 72 0
1996 64 64 0
1997 69 69 0
1998 85 85 0
1999 89 89 0
2000 96 96 0
2001 89 89 0
2002 88 88 0
2003 92 92 0
2004 137 137 0
2005 134 134 0
2006 155 155 0
2007 137 137 0
2008 144 144 0
2009 140 140 0
2010 150 150 0
2011 170 170 0
2012 171 171 0
2013 179 179 0
2014 150 150 0
2015 160 160 0
2016 158 158 0
2017 239 239 0

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Popularity of Nailah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Nailah

  • How Popular is the name Nailah? Nailah is the 4,724th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Nailah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,524 babies born with the first name Nailah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nailah to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nailah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Nailah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nailah is Thursday, March 8th, 1934.
  • What year had the most people named Nailah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nailah was in 2017 with a total of 239 babies.
  • Random Nailah Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nailah is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 24 babies in California have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Nailah: Your name in reverse order is Halian. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iahlan. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Nailah born Apr 12, 1988

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 Saudi Arabia approximately on 1050. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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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).
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