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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Niya

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  • A user from India says the name Niya is of Canadian origin and means "Cute".
  • According to a user from Canada, the name Niya is of Irish origin and means "Purpose, radiance and shine and beauty".
  • A user from Mississippi, United States says the name Niya is of English origin and means "Cute".
Other origins: African, Bulgarian, Geez, and Turkish

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Notable Persons Named Niya

Niya was born on January 10th, 1978 in Americus, Georgia.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1974 7 7 0
1976 97 97 0
1977 46 46 0
1978 53 53 0
1979 47 47 0
1980 63 63 0
1981 75 75 0
1982 35 35 0
1983 34 34 0
1984 41 41 0
1985 34 34 0
1986 20 20 0
1987 23 23 0
1988 22 22 0
1989 24 24 0
1990 36 36 0
1991 60 60 0
1992 70 70 0
1993 54 54 0
1994 76 76 0
1995 61 61 0
1996 109 109 0
1997 110 110 0
1998 115 115 0
1999 178 178 0
2000 198 198 0
2001 211 211 0
2002 210 210 0
2003 195 195 0
2004 184 184 0
2005 166 166 0
2006 160 160 0
2007 144 144 0
2008 116 116 0
2009 99 99 0
2010 102 102 0
2011 89 89 0
2012 122 122 0
2013 93 93 0
2014 111 111 0
2015 120 120 0
2016 112 112 0
2017 100 100 0

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Popularity of Niya as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Niya

  • How Popular is the name Niya? Niya is the 4,334th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Niya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,022 babies born with the first name Niya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Niya to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Niya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1974 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Niya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Niya is Thursday, May 5th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Niya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Niya was in 2001 with a total of 211 babies.
  • Random Niya Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Niya is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 13 babies in California have the same name as you in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Niya: Your name in reverse order is Ayin. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ainy. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Niya born Oct 18, 1971

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 USA South-West approximately on 1825. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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