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since 1880
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  • A submission from Florida, United States says the name Shanaiya means "Gift to god" and is of English origin.
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Fun Facts about the name Shanaiya

  • How Popular is the name Shanaiya? Shanaiya is the 38,275th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shanaiya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 90 babies born with the first name Shanaiya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shanaiya 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 Shanaiya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1997 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Shanaiya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shanaiya was in 2007 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Shanaiya: Your name in reverse order is Ayianahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aihnyasa. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Shanaiya born May 6, 1966

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 Northern Africa approximately on 450. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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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).