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in the U.S.
since 1880
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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 Nami

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Alt. Meaning

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

A is for appreciative, of all you have

M is for marvelous, which is how others see you

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

Notable Persons Named Nami

Nami is an animanga character.


Nami Tamaki is a j-pop, pop music, dance-pop, pop rock, and disco musician. She was most prominent from 2001 to present. Nami was born on June 1st, 1988 in Wakayama, Wakayama.


Nami Miyahara is a jazz and soul music singer, voice actress, and voice acting in japan. She plays Guitar and Vocals. She has had major accomplishments since 1997. Nami was born Nami Miyahara on January 24th, 1978.


Nami Akimoto is a mangaka and manga artist. Nami was born on January 24th, 1960 in Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan.



Nami Matsukawa is an actress and bdsm model. She was most active from 1982 to 1984. Nami was born on August 18th, 1961 in Hamamatsu.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Nami

Nami is an animanga character.


Arsi Nami is a pop music, eurodance, world music, and electronic music musician. Arsi was given the name Arsalan Nami on May 21st, 1984 in Shiraz, Iran. Arsi is also known as Arsi Nami, Nami, and Arsalan.


Özdil Nami is a Minister of Foreign Affairs. Özdil was born on May 23rd, 1967 in London.



Mohammed Nami is a soccer player for the Al-Hilal FC and Al-Fateh SC. Mohammed was born on January 7th, 1982 in Medina.


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Popularity of Nami as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Nami U.S.
  White 77.71% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.71% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 8.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.29% 16.26%

Of Last Name Nami

People with the last name Nami are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Nami

  • How Popular is the name Nami? Nami is the 19,424th most popular name of all time. As a last name Nami was the 102,688th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Nami have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 370 babies born with the first name Nami in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nami 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 Nami? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1983 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Nami first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nami is Wednesday, August 7th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Nami born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nami was in 2017 with a total of 38 babies.
  • Random Nami Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nami is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Nami: Your name in reverse order is Iman. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mina. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Nami? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 175 people with the last name Nami.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nami? Nami is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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