Sanya meaning and origin

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Old Greek
Usage: Arabic, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Sanskrit, Tamil, Indian, Russian, Finnish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Bengali, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya and Telugu
Meaning: First Light of Sun, Beneficent, Fortunate, Splendid, Radiant, Born on Saturday, Eminent and Distinguished
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Chiefly used in Danish, Kannada, Indian, Tamil, Sanskrit, Russian, Telugu, Bengali, Swedish, Norwegian, Hindi, Marathi, Arabic, Gujarati, Finnish, Oriya and Malayalam unusual, Sanya means "First Light of Sun, Beneficent, Fortunate, Splendid, Radiant, Born on Saturday, Eminent or Distinguished" that originated from Old Greek is aimed at both sexes. Sanya is diminutive of Alexander. Alexander is Latin cognate of The Greek Name Αλεξανδρος. Outlandish Alexander has its origin in Dutch, Hungarian and Old Greek, Alexander means "Warrior, Protector of Mankind and Protector".

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Popularity of Sanya

Sanya was a common name in United States. Over 1781 babies have been named Sanya since 1957. When at the peak of its usage in 2007,. However after 61 years, the name is on free fall on the charts. Sanya is a unique baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 900 names. In 2000, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 852 on girl names chart when 26 babies were named Sanya. Over 307 people have been named Sanya in England and Wales.

Sanya is an uncommon baby name in France, even after 26 years of use, it could not make it big. Over 295 babies in France have been named Sanya. However things change on global perspective, Sanya is extremely popular in Russia where every 1 in 600 have the name. Also the baby name is popular in Thailand, Belarus, Guinea-Bissau, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and India. According to our findings, at least 410000 people have been bestowed Sanya around the globe.

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What numbers say about Sanya?

You take things too personally and it's affecting your mental health in a negative way. You have a sharp focus and highly developed sense of intuition. You are dedicated to your career more than you are dedicated to your personal life. You easily adapt to new environments and want to hang around with new people. But once they get to know you better, they see that you are nothing like presented. You can't stand people without a purpose.

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  •  Behnaz - Girl name Behnaz has origin in Old Persian, largely used in English and Arabic languages, meaning of Behnaz is "The Most Beautiful Beauty or Best Coquetry"
  •  Temin - Temin's meaning is Completed or Accomplished is used as a boy name is rooted from Hebrew and Arabic
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Namesakes of Sanya

    Sanya Dharmasakti, Thai jurist, university professor and politician
  • Sanya Mateyas, Croatian–American actress and singer
  • Sanya Richards-Ross, : 48
  • Sanya Hughes in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides as Actress
  • Sanya Borisova in The Expendables 2 as Actress
  • Sanya Kongdara in Insurgent as Actor
  • In 1993 comedy, drama film, Look Ba Teaw La Sud, Sanya Kunakorn characterized Nop.

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