Shanya

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 Shanya

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  • A user from Virginia, United States says the name Shanya is of Hebrew origin and means "Gracious".
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How popular is the baby name Shanya in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1969 7 7 0
1970 8 8 0
1972 9 9 0
1974 7 7 0
1975 5 5 0
1977 8 8 0
1978 6 6 0
1979 5 5 0
1980 12 12 0
1981 8 8 0
1985 6 6 0
1986 6 6 0
1987 10 10 0
1988 13 13 0
1989 10 10 0
1990 7 7 0
1991 8 8 0
1992 8 8 0
1993 5 5 0
1994 7 7 0
1995 19 19 0
1996 87 87 0
1997 34 34 0
1998 67 67 0
1999 130 130 0
2000 125 125 0
2001 134 134 0
2002 134 134 0
2003 182 182 0
2004 158 158 0
2005 166 166 0
2006 138 138 0
2007 114 114 0
2008 105 105 0
2009 95 95 0
2010 54 54 0
2011 47 47 0
2012 39 39 0
2013 25 25 0
2014 20 20 0
2015 15 15 0
2016 25 25 0
2017 16 16 0

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Popularity of Shanya as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Shanya

  • How Popular is the name Shanya? Shanya is the 6,614th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shanya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,084 babies born with the first name Shanya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shanya 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 Shanya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1969 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Shanya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shanya is Wednesday, December 10th, 1952.
  • What year had the most people named Shanya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shanya was in 2003 with a total of 182 babies.
  • Random Shanya Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shanya is not a popular baby girl's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 11 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Shanya: Your name in reverse order is Aynahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aashny. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Shanya born Mar 14, 1984

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 Saudi Arabia approximately on 1250. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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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).