Shanaya

First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shanaya

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  • According to a user from Spain, the name Shanaya is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "First ray of sun. someone who makes people happy and is shiny and bright".
  • A submission from Jamaica says the name Shanaya means "To love all who loves her" and is of English origin.
  • A submission from India says the name Shanaya means "First ray of sun" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Shanaya is of Unknown origin and means "Gift of god".
Other origins: Celtic and Swahili

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Notable Persons Named Shanaya

Shanaya Fastje is a science fiction and fantasy american author, singer/songwriter, motivational speaker, actress, philanthropist, united states, singing, songwriter, actor, and philanthropy. Shanaya was born on April 13th, 1999 in El Paso, Texas.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1976 5 5 0
1978 6 6 0
1980 5 5 0
1981 12 12 0
1982 12 12 0
1983 7 7 0
1984 18 18 0
1985 19 19 0
1986 18 18 0
1987 24 24 0
1988 18 18 0
1989 29 29 0
1990 45 45 0
1991 44 44 0
1992 47 47 0
1993 27 27 0
1994 14 14 0
1995 18 18 0
1996 45 45 0
1997 26 26 0
1998 42 42 0
1999 73 73 0
2000 60 60 0
2001 53 53 0
2002 52 52 0
2003 47 47 0
2004 69 69 0
2005 65 65 0
2006 48 48 0
2007 48 48 0
2008 46 46 0
2009 40 40 0
2010 52 52 0
2011 31 31 0
2012 37 37 0
2013 130 130 0
2014 161 161 0
2015 171 171 0
2016 234 234 0
2017 213 213 0

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Popularity of Shanaya as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Shanaya

  • How Popular is the name Shanaya? Shanaya is the 6,546th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shanaya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,111 babies born with the first name Shanaya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shanaya 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 Shanaya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1976 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Shanaya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shanaya was in 2016 with a total of 234 babies.
  • Random Shanaya Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shanaya is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Shanaya: Your name in reverse order is Ayanahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Asnhaay. How do you pronounce that?

What Shanayas Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Shanaya born Dec 14, 1971

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Mongolia approximately on 725. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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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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