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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Yeni

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  • A submission from California, United States says the name Yeni means "Trust person" and is of Unknown origin.
  • According to a user from South Africa, the name Yeni is of African origin and means "Trust person".
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From Old Turkic yaŋı, from Proto-Turkic *jaŋɨ (“new”), *jeŋi (“new”).

Notable Persons Named Yeni

Yeni N'Gbakoto is a soccer player for the FC Metz, France national under-17 football team, and France national under-18 football team. Yeni was born on January 23rd, 1992 in Croix, Territoire de Belfort.


Yeni was given the name Oluwayeni Anikulapo-Kuti by her parent Fela Kuti on May 22nd, 1961 in England.


Yeni Álvarez is an actor, voice acting, actress, and voiceover artist. She was most prominent from 2000 to present. Yeni was born in Santa Clara, Cuba.


Yeni Ngbakoto is a sports team member for the FC Metz.


Fun Facts about the name Yeni

  • How Popular is the name Yeni? Yeni is the 17,451st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yeni have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 444 babies born with the first name Yeni in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yeni to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Yeni? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1976 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Yeni first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yeni is Monday, January 14th, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Yeni born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yeni was in 2003 with a total of 24 babies.
  • Random Yeni Factoid: According to the 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yeni is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1981.
  • Weird things about the name Yeni: Your name in reverse order is Iney. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yeni. How do you pronounce that?

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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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