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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Vinay

"Vinay" is a name of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Modest, Follows the Rules". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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From Sanskrit, meaning ideal behavior, humility, civility, courtesy

  1. A male given name used in India.

Notable Persons Named Vinay

Vinay Pathak is a film actor, television presenter, film producer, theatre actor, actor, and presenter. He was most active from 1996 to present. Vinay was born Vinay Pathak on July 12th, 1968 in Dhanbad.

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Vinay Rai is an actor, model (people), film actor, and model. He has been prominent since 2007. Vinay was born on September 18th, 1979 in Mumbai. Vinay is also known as vinay.

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Vinay Forrt is an actor and film actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 2009 to present. Vinay was given the name Vinay Kumar in 1983. Vinay is also known as Vinay.

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Vinay Anand is an actor. Vinay was born Vinay Anand on March 23rd, 1978 in Mumbai.

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Vinay Rajkumar is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 2014 to present. Vinay was born Vinay Rajkumar as the child of Raghavendra Rajkumar on May 7th, 1989 in Bangalore, India.

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Vinay Virmani is an actor. He was most active from 2008 to present. Vinay was born on January 24th, 1985 in Brampton.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Vinay

Jean-Baptiste-Maximien was born on October 21st, 1800. He passed away on March 12th, 1866.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1971 11 0 11
1972 11 0 11
1973 6 0 6
1974 15 0 15
1975 6 0 6
1976 14 0 14
1977 18 0 18
1978 24 0 24
1979 15 0 15
1980 22 0 22
1981 21 0 21
1982 24 0 24
1983 25 0 25
1984 26 0 26
1985 29 0 29
1986 18 0 18
1987 19 0 19
1988 25 0 25
1989 28 0 28
1990 25 0 25
1991 16 0 16
1992 22 0 22
1993 28 0 28
1994 20 0 20
1995 31 0 31
1996 26 0 26
1997 36 0 36
1998 30 0 30
1999 29 0 29
2000 34 0 34
2001 40 0 40
2002 28 0 28
2003 47 0 47
2004 38 0 38
2005 32 0 32
2006 28 0 28
2007 23 0 23
2008 21 0 21
2009 28 0 28
2010 21 0 21
2011 19 0 19
2012 29 0 29
2013 19 0 19
2014 28 0 28
2015 6 0 6
2016 12 0 12

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Vinay U.S.
  White 51.59% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 42.04% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.18% 16.26%

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People with the last name Vinay are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Vinay

  • How Popular is the name Vinay? Vinay is the 9,956th most popular name of all time. As a last name Vinay was the 111,988th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Vinay have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,073 babies born with the first name Vinay in the United States. That's more than enough people named Vinay to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Vinay? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Vinay first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Vinay is Thursday, October 4th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Vinay born? The highest recorded use of the first name Vinay was in 2003 with a total of 47 babies.
  • Random Vinay Factoid: According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Vinay is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1998.
  • Weird things about the name Vinay: Your name in reverse order is Yaniv. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Niavy. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Vinay? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 157 people with the last name Vinay.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Vinay? Vinay is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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