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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Yonis

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User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Somalia says the name Yonis is of Spanish origin and means "Pleasure".
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Yonis is of African origin and means "Amazing".
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International Interest
  1. plural of yoni

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yonis

Mohamed Yonis is a Minister of Foreign Affairs of Somaliland. His most notable accomplishments were from 2013 to 2015. Mohamed was born on January 1st, 1947.


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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Yonis as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Yonis U.S.
  White 42.22% 64.26%
  African American 55.56% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Yonis

People with the last name Yonis are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Yonis

  • How Popular is the name Yonis? Yonis is the 21,578th most popular name of all time. As a last name Yonis was the 100,302nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Yonis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 304 babies born with the first name Yonis in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yonis 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 Yonis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1994 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Yonis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yonis is Monday, January 29th, 1912.
  • What year had the most people named Yonis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yonis was in 2011 with a total of 26 babies.
  • Random Yonis Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yonis is not a popular baby boy's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Yonis: Your name in reverse order is Sinoy. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Isnyo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Yonis? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 180 people with the last name Yonis.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Yonis? Yonis is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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