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Laniya is a fun-spirited option for girls. It originates from tropical Hawaiian cultures, translating to “heaven” or “the sky.” As of 2021, Laniya is a top 3,000 option at rank 2,944.

Meaning of the name Laniya:

Hawaiian: heaven, the sky

Origin of the name Laniya:

Laniya is an ancient option that goes back centuries in the Hawaiian culture. It comes from the baby name Lani, which translates to “heavenly woman.” Parents likely added the “ya” suffix later. Laniya spread to the continental United States in the last century. Many other cultures picked up this option, making it popular, particularly among African American families.

Symbolism of the name Laniya:

The baby name Laniya comes from the other Hawaiian option, Lani. Lani originally meant “heavenly woman.” “Ya” is likely only a suffix. They translate to “heaven” or “the sky.”

Style of the name Laniya:

Classical

Gender of the name Laniya:

Laniya is an urban name for girls.

Pronunciation of the name Laniya:

la-NEE-ah

Number of syllables in the name Laniya:

Three

Emotion evoked from the name Laniya:

Laniya feels tropical and outgoing. It is a fun-spirited baby name.

Alternative spellings for the name Laniya:

  • Laniyah
  • Lanieya
  • Lanieyah

Nicknames for the name Laniya:

  • Lani
  • Lanie 
  • Lany
  • Lala
  • Niya
  • Yaya
  • Lay Lay

Popularity of the name Laniya:

Laniya is not on the top 1,000 list of the Social Security Popularity Index and has no history on it. As of 2022, it is a top 3,000 option for girls. More specifically, Laniya is number 2,944.

Related names for the name Laniya:

Great middle names for Laniya and their meanings:

  • Rose (rose, a flower)
  • Edith (riches, blessed, prosperous in war)
  • Lynn (lake, waterfall, pond)
  • Skye (sky, cloud)
  • Vivian (alive, lively)
  • Brielle (hunting grounds, heroine of God)
  • Camren (crooked nose)
  • Shae (full of majesty, admirable)

Famous people with the name Laniya:

There are no famous people wiht the baby name Laniya.

Laniyas in popular culture:

There are no fictional or popular culture references to the name Laniya.