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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nakiyah

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  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Nakiyah is of English origin and means "Pretty and special".
  • According to a user from United States, the name Nakiyah is of Hebrew origin and means "Cute and confident".
Other origins: Arabic

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Alt. Meaning

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

A is for accountable, someone to be counted on

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

I is for intriguing, arousing the curiosity of others

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

H is for handy, the helpful you.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1993 8 8 0
1994 7 7 0
1995 10 10 0
1996 10 10 0
1997 23 23 0
1998 30 30 0
1999 24 24 0
2000 40 40 0
2001 61 61 0
2002 49 49 0
2003 67 67 0
2004 68 68 0
2005 81 81 0
2006 81 81 0
2007 68 68 0
2008 74 74 0
2009 62 62 0
2010 71 71 0
2011 60 60 0
2012 50 50 0
2013 49 49 0
2014 27 27 0
2015 27 27 0
2016 21 21 0
2017 30 30 0

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Popularity of Nakiyah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Nakiyah

  • How Popular is the name Nakiyah? Nakiyah is the 9,946th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Nakiyah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,098 babies born with the first name Nakiyah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nakiyah to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nakiyah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1993 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Nakiyah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nakiyah is Thursday, November 2nd, 1978.
  • What year had the most people named Nakiyah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nakiyah was in 2005 with a total of 81 babies.
  • Random Nakiyah Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nakiyah is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Nakiyah: Your name in reverse order is Hayikan. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Akanhiy. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Nakiyah born Nov 21, 2014

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 Central Africa approximately on 1350. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

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 - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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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).