Shaniqua

First Name
5k
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 Shaniqua

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  • A submission from Pennsylvania, United States says the name Shaniqua means "Beautiful Spirit." and is of Native American origin.
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Shaniqua is of Unknown origin and means "Beautiful".

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  1. A female given name, an African-American coinage.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1971 15 15 0
1972 13 13 0
1973 13 13 0
1974 23 23 0
1975 40 40 0
1976 48 48 0
1977 49 49 0
1978 56 56 0
1979 69 69 0
1980 93 93 0
1981 77 77 0
1982 82 82 0
1983 100 100 0
1984 92 92 0
1985 131 131 0
1986 121 121 0
1987 110 110 0
1988 141 141 0
1989 186 186 0
1990 842 842 0
1991 861 861 0
1992 604 604 0
1993 433 433 0
1994 259 259 0
1995 184 184 0
1996 132 132 0
1997 105 105 0
1998 69 69 0
1999 36 36 0
2000 26 26 0
2001 21 21 0
2002 16 16 0
2003 19 19 0
2004 16 16 0
2005 7 7 0
2006 10 10 0
2007 5 5 0
2008 5 5 0
2010 8 8 0

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Popularity of Shaniqua as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Shaniqua

  • How Popular is the name Shaniqua? Shaniqua is the 3,739th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shaniqua have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,117 babies born with the first name Shaniqua in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shaniqua to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shaniqua? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 15 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Shaniqua born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shaniqua was in 1991 with a total of 861 babies.
  • Random Shaniqua Factoid: According to the 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shaniqua ranks 78th in popularity as a baby girl's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 16 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 1990.
  • Weird things about the name Shaniqua: Your name in reverse order is Auqinahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Qihnsuaa. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Shaniqua born Jun 8, 1953

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 England approximately on 1125. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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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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