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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nandi

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  • According to a user from South Africa, the name Nandi is of African origin and means "Full name NANDIPHA means she was given or Given".
  • A user from South Africa says the name Nandi is of African origin and means "Sweet".

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  1. A subgroup of the Kalenjin ethnic group of East Africa, traditionally living in the highland areas of the Nandi Hills in the former Rift Valley Province of Kenya.

Notable Persons Named Nandi

Nandi was born in 1760. She passed away on October 10th, 1827.


Nandi Yellaiah is an MP. Nandi was born on July 1st, 1942 in Hyderabad, Hyderabad State.


Nandi was born on May 21st, 1951.


Nandi is a soccer player for the CD Tudelano, CD Numancia, CD Numancia B, and Real Murcia Imperial. Nandi was born on August 9th, 1990 in Soria, Spain. Nandi is also known as Nandi.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Nandi

Sampath Nandi is a director, dialogue writer, and producer. Sampath was born on June 20th, 1980 in Hanamakonda, Warangal , Telangana, India.


Narasimha Nandi is a director, screenwriter, and film director. Narasimha was born in Andhra Pradesh.


Moti was born on July 10th, 1931. He breathed his last breath on January 3rd, 2010.


Subir Nandi is a musician. He plays Human voice. His ongoing career started in 1970. Subir was born in Sylhet, East Bengal.


Dibyendu Nandi is a in the field of physics. Dibyendu was born in 1973 in Kolkata.


Sanhita Nandi is a hindustani classical vocalist and kirana gharana.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1971 8 8 0
1974 6 6 0
1976 5 5 0
1980 5 5 0
1987 11 11 0
1988 19 19 0
1989 11 11 0
1990 27 27 0
1991 54 54 0
1992 52 52 0
1993 34 34 0
1994 32 32 0
1995 38 38 0
1996 37 37 0
1997 29 29 0
1998 33 33 0
1999 32 32 0
2000 27 27 0
2001 27 27 0
2002 24 24 0
2003 19 19 0
2004 9 9 0
2005 18 18 0
2006 25 25 0
2007 16 16 0
2008 10 10 0
2009 17 17 0
2010 9 9 0
2011 18 18 0
2012 11 11 0
2013 11 11 0
2014 8 8 0
2015 15 15 0
2016 11 11 0
2017 19 19 0

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Popularity of Nandi as a first name

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Popularity of Nandi as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Nandi U.S.
  White 4.81% 64.26%
  African American 3.21% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 78.16% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 12.22% 16.26%

Of Last Name Nandi

People with the last name Nandi are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Nandi

  • How Popular is the name Nandi? Nandi is the 12,909th most popular name of all time. As a last name Nandi was the 43,285th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Nandi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 727 babies born with the first name Nandi in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nandi to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nandi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Nandi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nandi is Sunday, September 9th, 1928.
  • What year had the most people named Nandi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nandi was in 1991 with a total of 54 babies.
  • Random Nandi Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nandi is not a popular baby girl's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 2000.
  • Weird things about the name Nandi: Your name in reverse order is Idnan. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Idnna. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Nandi? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 499 people with the last name Nandi.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nandi? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Nandi as their last name since less than 1 person in 588k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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