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First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010

Nijah

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1977 9 9 0
1978 5 5 0
1981 8 8 0
1982 7 7 0
1983 11 11 0
1984 9 9 0
1985 7 7 0
1986 5 5 0
1987 8 8 0
1988 14 14 0
1989 20 20 0
1990 19 19 0
1991 18 18 0
1992 20 20 0
1993 29 29 0
1994 39 39 0
1995 44 39 5
1996 58 51 7
1997 49 43 6
1998 81 75 6
1999 72 62 10
2000 79 71 8
2001 71 63 8
2002 62 53 9
2003 81 75 6
2004 72 65 7
2005 62 54 8
2006 36 30 6
2007 30 30 0
2008 43 35 8
2009 66 55 11
2010 38 33 5
2011 27 27 0
2012 23 12 11
2013 19 11 8
2014 23 10 13
2015 21 15 6

Fun Facts about the name Nijah

  • How many people with the first name Nijah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,285 babies born with the first name Nijah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nijah to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nijah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Nijah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nijah is Monday, May 23rd, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Nijah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nijah was in 1998 with a total of 75 babies.
  • Random Nijah Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nijah is not a popular baby girl's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Nijah: Your name in reverse order is Hajin. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Najih. How do you pronounce that?
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Nijah" mean? The list below shows the origins of Nijah as well as things modernly associated with the name Nijah such as celebrities named Nijah.

Middle Eastern

Origin and Meaning of Nijah

The name "Nijah" is of Middle Eastern origin, and it means "A beatiful rose". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Other Inspirations for the Name Nijah

Nijah Antm
Nijah Gray-lane
Nijah Cunningham
Nijah Smith

What does the name Nijah mean?

Nis for notable, distinguished are your feats

Iis for inclusive, never leaving others out

Jis for jolly, the fun side!

Ais for accomplished, in all that you do.

His for humble, a saintly quality.

Past life for Nijah born Dec 6, 1976

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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 Northern Africa approximately on 1500. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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