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Origin and Meaning of Shaniyah

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Alt. Meaning

S is for special, you are, you know!

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

A is for angelic, a truly pure heart

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

I is for intriguing, arousing the curiosity of others

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

A is for affectionate, to those that matter most to you

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1995 9 9 0
1996 35 35 0
1997 37 37 0
1998 47 47 0
1999 76 76 0
2000 77 77 0
2001 99 99 0
2002 113 113 0
2003 138 138 0
2004 195 195 0
2005 199 199 0
2006 186 186 0
2007 222 222 0
2008 218 218 0
2009 209 209 0
2010 213 213 0
2011 159 159 0
2012 137 137 0
2013 100 100 0
2014 91 91 0
2015 84 84 0
2016 55 55 0
2017 48 48 0

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Popularity of Shaniyah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Shaniyah

  • How Popular is the name Shaniyah? Shaniyah is the 5,530th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shaniyah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,747 babies born with the first name Shaniyah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shaniyah to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shaniyah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1995 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Shaniyah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shaniyah was in 2007 with a total of 222 babies.
  • Random Shaniyah Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shaniyah is not a popular baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 10 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Shaniyah: Your name in reverse order is Hayinahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ysianhha. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Shaniyah born Sep 1, 1947

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 Romania approximately on 1300. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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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).