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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 Niam

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Alt. Meaning

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

A is for appreciative, of all you have

M is for marvelous, which is how others see you

Notable Persons Named Niam

Niam was born in 1940.



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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1993 6 0 6
1999 6 0 6
2000 6 0 6
2001 6 0 6
2002 6 0 6
2003 5 0 5
2004 7 0 7
2006 9 0 9
2007 7 0 7
2008 11 0 11
2009 13 0 13
2010 19 0 19
2011 22 0 22
2012 30 0 30
2013 41 0 41
2014 108 0 108
2015 126 0 126
2016 155 0 155
2017 129 0 129

Where is the name Niam popular?

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Popularity of Niam as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Niam

  • How Popular is the name Niam? Niam is the 13,090th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Niam have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 712 babies born with the first name Niam in the United States. That's more than enough people named Niam 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 Niam? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1993 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Niam first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Niam is Monday, February 16th, 1891.
  • What year had the most people named Niam born? The highest recorded use of the first name Niam was in 2016 with a total of 155 babies.
  • Random Niam Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Niam is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 10 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Niam: Your name in reverse order is Main. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nima. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Niam born Jan 26, 1965

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 Southern India approximately on 1225. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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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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