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Iyana name meaning

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in 2010
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What does the name Iyana mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

 
Origin and Meaning of Iyana

User Submitted Origins

Xhosa
44%
English
23%
Spanish
19%
African
14%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from South Africa, the name Iyana means "God's blessings 'Rain'".
  2. According to a user from South Africa, the name Iyana is of Xhosa origin and means "Raining God's blessings".
  3. A user from South Africa says the name Iyana is of African origin and means "God's blessings pours".
  4. A submission from South Africa says the name Iyana means "Iyana imvula yentsikelelo meaning rain of blessings is pouring".
  5. A user from South Carolina, U.S. says the name Iyana means "Kind God".
  6. A submission from Georgia, U.S. says the name Iyana means "chosen by God".
  7. A submission from Sri Lanka says the name Iyana means "God is grace".
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Fun Facts about the name Iyana

  • How Popular is the name Iyana? Iyana is the 3,994th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Iyana have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,800 babies born with the first name Iyana in the United States. That's more than enough people named Iyana to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Iyana? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1976 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Iyana first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Iyana is Friday, December 27th, 1935.
  • What year had the most people named Iyana born? The highest recorded use of the first name Iyana was in 2002 with a total of 322 babies.
  • Random Iyana Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Iyana is not a popular baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, only 7 babies in South Carolina have the same name in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Iyana: The name spelled backwards is Anayi. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Yiaan. How do you pronounce that?
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