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 Senay

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  • A user from Uganda says the name Senay is of Eritrea origin and means "Happiness".
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Senay is of Turkish origin and means "Merry Moon".

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  1. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Senay

Şenay Gürler is an actress. Şenay was born on June 28th, 1966 in İzmir.


Şenay Yüzbaşıoğlu was an anatolian rock musician. Their most notable accomplishments were from 1968 to 1981. Şenay was given the name Şenay Ekiz in 1951 in Istanbul. Şenay is also known as Şenay and Ekiz. They passed away on January 4th, 2013.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Senay

Ivan was born in 1983.


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Popularity of Senay as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Senay U.S.
  White 90.05% 64.26%
  African American 5.47% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.99% 16.26%

Of Last Name Senay

People with the last name Senay are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Senay

  • How Popular is the name Senay? Senay is the 39,774th most popular name of all time. As a last name Senay was the 51,723rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Senay have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 81 babies born with the first name Senay in the United States. That's more than enough people named Senay 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 Senay? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2005 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Senay born? The highest recorded use of the first name Senay was in 2016 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Senay: Your name in reverse order is Yanes. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nasye. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Senay? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 402 people with the last name Senay.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Senay? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Senay as their last name since less than 1 person in 714k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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