Girl Baby Name

Nayeli

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Quick Facts on Nayeli

  • Gender:
  • Girl
  • Origin:
  • American
  • Number of syllables:
  • 3
  • Ranking popularity:
  • 396
Pronunciation:
nie-EL-ee; na-YEL-ee
Simple meaning:
I love you

Characteristics of Nayeli

  • Communicative
  • Creative
  • Optimistic
  • Popular
  • Social
  • Dramatic
  • Happy

Etymology & Historical Origin - Nayeli

Nayeli means ‘I love you’ in the Zapotec language. The Zapotec people are indigenous to Mexico and are now mainly concentrated in the southwestern area of Mexico (in the state Oaxaca) against the Pacific Ocean and number close to one million in the present day (with about 100,000 in the United States). Prior to the discovery of the Americas and subsequent settlement of Western Europeans, the Zapotec society had been one of the most highly developed. Present day native Zapotec language speakers number around half a million. Nayeli is not ranked in Mexico as a given name.

Popularity of the Name Nayeli

Nayeli is a name that appears to be used mainly in the United States. It first appeared on the female naming charts in 1993 and very quickly ascended up to position #175 in 2001. In that year, the name was highly ranked in the states of California, New Mexico and Texas. All of these states have two things in common. One, they are Mexican Border States; and two, they have a high population of Mexican-Americans. So it’s not surprising that Nayeli, a name with indigenous Mexican origins, became popular. The name had meteoric success very quickly, suggesting it was merely a fleeting fad. Of course, everyone loves the meaning of this name for their children. It’s almost too perfect! However, the name has experienced deterioration in usage over the past 10 years down to lower levels of moderation. Do you ‘love’ this name? It’s kind of hard not to.
Popularity of the Girl Name Nayeli
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Cultural References to the Baby Name - Nayeli

  • Literary Characters of the baby name Nayeli

    Literary Characters of the Baby Name Nayeli

    Nayeli (Into the Beautiful North) Nayeli is the central character in Luis Alberto Urrea's 2009 novel “Into the Beautiful North”. Nineteen-year-old Nayeli works at a taco shop in her Mexican village and dreams about her father, who journeyed to the US to find work. Recently, it has dawned on her that he isn't the only man who has left town. In fact, there are almost no men in the village--they've all gone north. While watching The Magnificent Seven, Nayeli decides to go north herself and recruit seven men--her own "Siete Magníficos"--to repopulate her hometown and protect it from the bandidos who plan on taking it over. Filled with unforgettable characters and prose as radiant as the Sinaloan sun, Into the Beautiful North is the story of an irresistible young woman's quest to find herself on both sides of the fence.

  • Popular Songs on Nayeli

    Popular Songs on Nayeli

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  • Famous People Named Nayeli

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Personality of the Girl Name Nayeli

The Three energy is powerful and enthusiastic. These personalities are cheerful, full of self-expression, and often quite emotional. They have an artistic flair and "gift-of-gab" that makes them natural entertainers. Their joyfulness bubbles over, and their infectious exuberance draws a crowd. The Three personality is like a child - forever young and full of delight. They are charming, witty, and generally happy people. The Three personality lives in the "now" and has a spontaneous nature. Threes seem to live with a bright and seemingly unbreakable aura that attracts others to them. In turn, they are deeply loyal and loving to their friends and family. Luck also has a tendency to favor number Threes.

Variations of the Baby Name - Nayeli

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