First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Punia

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  • A submission from Canada says the name Punia means "Pearl" and is of Unknown origin.
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Alt. Meaning

P is for pastimes, for you have many.

U is for upstanding, your inner-self.

N is for narrator, tell many stories

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

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

Notable Persons With the Last Name Punia

Pavitra Punia is a model (people), actor, model, and actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2010 to present. Pavitra was born on April 22nd, 1986 in Baghpath, Uttar Pradesh, India.


P. L. Punia is a Chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes, Chairman of theNational Commission for Scheduled Castes, MP, and Member of parliament. P. was born on January 23rd, 1945 in Salhawas, Jhajjar, Punjab region British India. P. is also known as Punia and Panna Lal.


Deepak was born on September 27th, 1993 in Bhiwani, India.


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Popularity of Punia as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Punia U.S.
  White 13.39% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 80.31% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.94% 16.26%

Of Last Name Punia

People with the last name Punia are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Punia

  • How Popular is the name Punia? As a last name Punia was the 133,048th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Punia? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Punia was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Punia: Your name in reverse order is Ainup. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aupni. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Punia? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 127 people with the last name Punia.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Punia? Punia is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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Past life for Punia born Feb 2, 1937

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 North Europe approximately on 1250. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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