Yaniv name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Yaniv

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to 2 people from Virginia, U.S., the name Yaniv is of Arabic / Hebrew origin and means "Will bare fruit".
  2. A submission from Connecticut, U.S. says the name Yaniv means "To give fruit; to yield something; To come to fruition;" and is of Hebrew origin.
  3. A user from Virginia, U.S. says the name Yaniv means "He will prosper".
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Notable Persons Named Yaniv

Notable Persons Named Yaniv

Nev Schulman

Nev Schulman is a producer and photographer & tv host. Nev was given the name Yaniv Schulman on September 26th, 1984.

Yaniv Katan

Yaniv Katan is a soccer player for the Maccabi Haifa F.C., West Ham United F.C., Israel national under-21 football team, and Israel national football team. Yaniv was born on January 27th, 1981 in Kiryat Ata, Israel.

Yaniv Rokah

Yaniv Green

Yaniv Green is a basketball player for the Maccabi Tel Aviv, Bnei Herzliya, Maccabi Ra'anana, Hapoel Tel Aviv B.C., Maccabi Tel Aviv B.C., CSK VVS Samara, Teramo Basket, Hapoel Gilboa Galil, and Hapoel Jerusalem B.C.He has had major accomplishments since 1998. Yaniv was born on May 16th, 1980 in Herzliya.

Yaniv Abargil

Yaniv Abargil is a soccer player for the Beitar Tel Aviv F.C., Hapoel Kfar Saba F.C., Beitar Jerusalem F.C., Maccabi Petah Tikva F.C., Hapoel Be'er Sheva F.C., Bnei Sakhnin F.C., Maccabi Ahi Nazareth F.C., Hapoel Tiberias F.C., Hapoel Umm al-Fahm F.C., Ahva Arraba F.C., and Maccabi Kafr Kanna F.C. Yaniv was born on August 16th, 1977 in Israel.

Yaniv Azran

Yaniv Azran is a soccer player for the F.C. Ironi Ashdod, Hapoel Ra'anana A.F.C., Enosis Neon Paralimni FC, Maccabi Tel Aviv F.C., and Israel national under-21 football team. Yaniv was born on May 12th, 1983 in Ashdod.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Yaniv

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yaniv

Idan Yaniv

Idan Yaniv is a pop music musician. He plays Vocals. Idan was born on October 18th, 1986 in Tel Aviv.

Nir Yaniv

Nir Yaniv is a science fiction author, editing, and musician. Nir was born in Jerusalem.

Volodymyr Yaniv

Volodymyr was born on November 21st, 1908. He breathed his last breath in 2007.

Zohara Yaniv

Zohara was born in 1937.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Yaniv U.S.
  White 96.12% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 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 Yaniv

People with the last name Yaniv are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Yaniv

  • How Popular is the name Yaniv? Yaniv is the 24,556th most popular name of all time. As a last name Yaniv was the 157,234th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Yaniv have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 253 babies born with the first name Yaniv in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yaniv 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 Yaniv? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1979 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Yaniv born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yaniv was in 1985 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Random Yaniv Factoid: According to the 1985 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yaniv is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name in 1985.
  • Weird things about the name Yaniv: The name spelled backwards is Vinay. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Iyvan. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Yaniv? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 103 people with the last name Yaniv.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Yaniv? Yaniv is one of the most unique last names recorded.
  • Yaniv name meaning

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