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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Niara mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Niara

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  • A submission from Sri Lanka says the name Niara means "The most beautiful and popular who shall be known".
  • A user from Nigeria says the name Niara is of Swahili origin and means "One of high purpose".
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Notable Persons Named Niara

Niara Scarlett is a hip hop music, soul music, rhythm, and blues singing and songwriter. She plays Vocals. She was most active from 2001 to present.


Niara Sudarkasa is an anthropologist. Niara was given the name Gloria Albertha Marshall on August 14th, 1938 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1988 5 5 0
1989 12 12 0
1990 9 9 0
1991 12 12 0
1992 15 15 0
1993 13 13 0
1994 28 28 0
1995 40 40 0
1996 35 35 0
1997 25 25 0
1998 46 46 0
1999 30 30 0
2000 31 31 0
2001 36 36 0
2002 38 38 0
2003 29 29 0
2004 32 32 0
2005 40 40 0
2006 49 49 0
2007 41 41 0
2008 34 34 0
2009 46 46 0
2010 37 37 0
2011 34 34 0
2012 32 32 0
2013 30 30 0
2014 28 28 0
2015 29 29 0
2016 30 30 0
2017 28 28 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Niara

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Niara as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Niara

  • How Popular is the name Niara? Niara is the 11,329th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Niara have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 894 babies born with the first name Niara in the United States. That's more than enough people named Niara to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Niara? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1988 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Niara first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Niara is Wednesday, July 15th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Niara born? The highest recorded use of the first name Niara was in 2006 with a total of 49 babies.
  • Random Niara Factoid: According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Niara is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 9 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1998.
  • Weird things about the name Niara: Your name in reverse order is Arain. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iarna. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Niara born Apr 1, 1927

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Arctic approximately on 1650. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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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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