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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 Sanay

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Alt. Meaning

S is for serene, your calm time.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

A is for angelic, a truly pure heart

Y is for young, the years never show!

Notable Persons Named Sanay

He was most prominent from 1698 to 1714. Sanay was born as the child of Minyekyawdin on April 1st, 1673 in Inwa. He passed away on August 22nd, 1714.


Sanay was born on May 13th, 1995.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Sanay

He was most prominent from 1698 to 1714. Sanay was born as the child of Minyekyawdin on April 1st, 1673 in Inwa. He passed away on August 22nd, 1714.



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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sanay U.S.
  White 10.42% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 6.25% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 79.86% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sanay

People with the last name Sanay are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Sanay

  • How Popular is the name Sanay? Sanay is the 32,172nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Sanay was the 120,187th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Sanay have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 136 babies born with the first name Sanay in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sanay to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sanay? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2004 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Sanay first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sanay is Thursday, September 26th, 1940.
  • What year had the most people named Sanay born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sanay was in 2014 with a total of 16 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Sanay: Your name in reverse order is Yanas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nasay. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sanay? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 144 people with the last name Sanay.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sanay? Sanay is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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).
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