Shaniya

Shaniya - A very unique female name



  Feb 26,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Shaniya appeared on the charts for the first time in 1996 on position #1090. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Shaniya and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Shaniya? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Shaniya. The baby girl name Shaniya was given to 157 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1177 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 9,002 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Shaniya peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2010 on position 553.



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Shaniya is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Shaniya is currently topping the baby name charts in Louisiana at position #373 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,823.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Shaniya is where you live.


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Shaniya origin and meaning

Shaniya is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Shaniya, pop culture references for the name Shaniya and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Shaniya

We've found the following names that sound similar to Shaniya, sorted by popularity.

Susan / Shannon / Suzanne / Sonya / Sonia / Shawna / Shawn / Shana / Shanna / Shauna /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121177
2011870
2010553
2009738
2008708
2007661
2006627
2005585
2004582
2003653
2002708
2001733
2000866
1999775
19981160
19971657
19961090

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Louisiana373
Mississippi406
North Carolina426
South Carolina507
Tennessee603
Alabama663
Virginia882
Florida931
Georgia950
Ohio989
Missouri1080
Indiana1173
Pennsylvania1202
New York1261
Illinois1601
Texas1823

Even more about Shaniya


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Shaniya a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Shaniya?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2010
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Shaniya
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 9,002
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1996
2012 births +157

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