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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Nyjah mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Nyjah

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  • According to a user from Minnesota, United States, the name Nyjah is of English origin and means "Hope".
  • According to a user from United States, the name Nyjah is of African origin and means "Save, Succeed Jah referring to God Egyptian origin and means "Keeper of peace".".
  • According to a user from Georgia, United States, the name Nyjah is of Swahili origin and means "Success".
  • According to a user from Canada, the name Nyjah is of African origin and means "Nigerians refer to Nigeria as Naija which is pronounced the same as Nyjah. The name Nyjah is a mix of this and the word Jah referring to God and commonly used in Jamaica and other parts of the Caribbean.".
  • According to a user from Texas, United States, the name Nyjah is of Egyptian origin and means "Keeper of peace".
Other origins: Hebrew

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Alt. Meaning

N is for normal, step outside of the box!

Y is for young, the years never show!

J is for joyful, the spirit you spread.

A is for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

Notable Persons Named Nyjah

Nyjah Imani Huston is an athlete. Nyjah was born on November 30th, 1994 in Davis, California, United States.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1991 5 5 0
1992 7 7 0
1993 11 11 0
1994 13 13 0
1995 9 9 0
1996 10 10 0
1997 20 20 0
1998 38 38 0
1999 27 27 0
2000 43 43 0
2001 40 34 6
2002 30 30 0
2003 43 43 0
2004 29 29 0
2005 19 19 0
2006 48 36 12
2007 38 21 17
2008 36 23 13
2009 44 21 23
2010 33 19 14
2011 43 13 30
2012 53 15 38
2013 48 11 37
2014 87 18 69
2015 71 16 55
2016 47 6 41
2017 65 9 56

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Popularity of Nyjah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Nyjah

  • How Popular is the name Nyjah? Nyjah is the 10,867th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Nyjah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 957 babies born with the first name Nyjah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nyjah 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 Nyjah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1991 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Nyjah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nyjah is Friday, March 13th, 1981.
  • What year had the most people named Nyjah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nyjah was in 2014 with a total of 69 babies.
  • Random Nyjah Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nyjah is not a popular baby boy's name in Arizona. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Nyjah: Your name in reverse order is Hajyn. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Haynj. How do you pronounce that?

What Nyjahs Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Nyjah born Mar 18, 1954

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 Western Australia approximately on 875. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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