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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 Nayan

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  • A submission from California, United States says the name Nayan means "Eyes" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
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Notable Persons Named Nayan

Reema Lagoo is a film actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1980 to present. Reema was given the name Nayan Bhadbhade in Mumbai. Reema is also known as Reema and Rima.


He holds the title Prince of Kwang-ning.


Nayan Mongia is a cricketer. Nayan was born on December 19th, 1969 in Vadodara.


Nayan Ghosh is a hindustani classical music musician. He plays Tabla and Sitar. Nayan was born on April 28th, 1956.


Nayan Padrai is a screenwriter, producer, and director. He was most prominent from 1997 to present. Nayan was born in 1975 in Mumbai.



Notable Persons With the Last Name Nayan

He holds the title Prince of Kwang-ning.


Fun Facts about the name Nayan

  • How Popular is the name Nayan? Nayan is the 18,686th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Nayan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 396 babies born with the first name Nayan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nayan 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 Nayan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1990 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Nayan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nayan is Sunday, August 25th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Nayan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nayan was in 2012 with a total of 32 babies.
  • Random Nayan Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nayan is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 8 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Nayan: Your name in reverse order is Nayan. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yanan. How do you pronounce that?

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