• 4k Nyah
First Name
4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nyah

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  • According to a user from Utah, United States, the name Nyah is of Unknown origin and means "Purpose, esteemed, tenacious".
  • According to a user from Isle of Man, the name Nyah is of Unknown origin and means "Patience".
  • According to a user from Georgia, United States, the name Nyah is of Unknown origin and means "Beautiful and graceful".
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Alt. Meaning

N is for nurturing, to all that need help

Y is for yippee, and the things that inspire you to yell it

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

H is for handy, the helpful you.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1980 17 17 0
1981 7 7 0
1984 6 6 0
1985 6 6 0
1989 8 8 0
1990 11 11 0
1991 9 9 0
1992 8 8 0
1993 15 15 0
1994 16 16 0
1995 17 17 0
1996 29 29 0
1997 29 29 0
1998 59 59 0
1999 55 55 0
2000 290 290 0
2001 552 547 5
2002 416 416 0
2003 304 304 0
2004 223 223 0
2005 197 197 0
2006 196 196 0
2007 239 239 0
2008 239 239 0
2009 215 215 0
2010 217 217 0
2011 150 150 0
2012 190 190 0
2013 199 199 0
2014 192 192 0
2015 169 169 0
2016 144 144 0

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Popularity of Nyah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Nyah

  • How Popular is the name Nyah? Nyah is the 4,007th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Nyah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,424 babies born with the first name Nyah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nyah 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 Nyah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1980 when it was given as a first name to 17 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Nyah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nyah was in 2001 with a total of 547 babies.
  • Random Nyah Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nyah is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 25 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Nyah: Your name in reverse order is Hayn. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nyha. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Nyah born Jun 10, 1997

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 Yukon approximately on 1200. 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. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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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).