Sanya

First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
115
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Wiktionary

Hindi "daughter of Sandeep" or Arabic "radiant".

  1. A female given name.

    Notable Persons Named Sanya

    Sanya Malhotra is an actor, dance, actress, and dancer.

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    Sanya Richards-Ross is an athlete. Sanya was born on February 26th, 1985 in Kingston, Jamaica.

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    Sanya Dharmasakt was a President of the Privy Council of Thailand, President of thePrivy Council of Thailand, 12th , and Prime Minister of Thailand. His career lasted from 1975 to 1998. Sanya was born on April 5th, 1907 in Bangkok Yai District. He breathed his last breath on January 6th, 2002.

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    Sanya Mateyas is an actress and singer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to 2007. Sanya was born in Zagreb.

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    Sanya was born on March 9th, 1983 in Vidin.

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    Sanya Puangchan is an athlete for the Lampang F.C.

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    Notable Persons With the Last Name Sanya

    Arinola was born in 1953.

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    Muhammad Sanya is a for Mji Mkongwe, for Mkunazini, Member of Parliament, and National Assembly (Tanzania). Muhammad was born on July 21st, 1956 in Sultanate of Zanzibar.

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

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    Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
    1957 7 7 0
    1959 5 5 0
    1960 8 8 0
    1961 12 12 0
    1962 11 11 0
    1963 9 9 0
    1964 9 9 0
    1965 8 8 0
    1966 12 12 0
    1967 16 16 0
    1968 15 15 0
    1969 12 12 0
    1970 24 24 0
    1971 27 27 0
    1972 21 21 0
    1973 24 24 0
    1974 35 35 0
    1975 26 26 0
    1976 21 21 0
    1977 33 33 0
    1978 26 26 0
    1979 17 17 0
    1980 21 21 0
    1981 15 15 0
    1982 8 8 0
    1983 12 12 0
    1984 13 13 0
    1985 6 6 0
    1986 11 11 0
    1987 11 11 0
    1988 19 19 0
    1989 7 7 0
    1990 8 8 0
    1991 9 9 0
    1992 8 8 0
    1993 9 9 0
    1994 10 10 0
    1995 10 10 0
    1996 12 12 0
    1997 20 20 0
    1998 11 11 0
    1999 18 18 0
    2000 28 28 0
    2001 30 30 0
    2002 61 61 0
    2003 68 68 0
    2004 95 95 0
    2005 98 98 0
    2006 89 89 0
    2007 108 108 0
    2008 86 86 0
    2009 73 73 0
    2010 70 70 0
    2011 56 56 0
    2012 61 61 0
    2013 58 58 0
    2014 46 46 0
    2015 42 42 0
    2016 37 37 0
    2017 31 31 0

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    Popularity of Sanya as a first name

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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Sanya U.S.
      White 5.22% 64.26%
      African American 62.61% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 20.00% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 8.70% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Sanya

    People with the last name Sanya are most frequently African American or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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    Fun Facts about the name Sanya

    • How Popular is the name Sanya? Sanya is the 7,361st most popular name of all time. As a last name Sanya was the 144,141st most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Sanya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,753 babies born with the first name Sanya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sanya to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sanya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1957 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
    • When was Sanya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sanya is Thursday, October 26th, 1899.
    • What year had the most people named Sanya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sanya was in 2007 with a total of 108 babies.
    • Random Sanya Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sanya is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 8 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2006.
    • Weird things about the name Sanya: Your name in reverse order is Aynas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nyasa. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Sanya? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 115 people with the last name Sanya.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sanya? Sanya 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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