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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nkanyiso

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  • A submission from South Africa says the name Nkanyiso means "Izinkanyiso is a Zulu word for sources of light which is the Sun,Moon and Stars.Nkanyiso mean is a singular word which means a source of light" and is of African origin.
  • According to a user from South Africa, the name Nkanyiso is of African origin and means "Lighing the way for the family or your the light of the family".
Other origins: African,Dutch

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Alt. Meaning

N is for neighborly, friendly to all acquaintances

K is for kindness, you always show.

A is for adventure, take a new one today

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

Y is for young, the years never show!

I is for immaculate, keeping it tidy

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

O is for objective, always impartial

Notable Persons Named Nkanyiso

Nkanyiso Cele is a sports team member for the Lamontville Golden Arrows F.C.


Nkanyiso Mngwengwe is a sports team member for the Lamontville Golden Arrows F.C.


Nkanyiso Madonsela is a sports team member for the Jomo Cosmos F.C.


Fun Facts about the name Nkanyiso

  • How unique is the name Nkanyiso? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Nkanyiso was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Nkanyiso: Your name in reverse order is Osiynakn. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Knoniyas. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Nkanyiso born Jul 31, 2006

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 Cyprus approximately on 1850. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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