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Popularity
24k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Amaya

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Night Rain
  • #1498 All Time
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Boys
Similar Names
8k Amya (American)

How popular is the name "Amaya" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1972550
1975550
1976660
1977660
1978990
1979990
1980550
1981880
198215150
198311110
1984880
198511110
198612120
198711110
198810100
198912120
199011110
199113130
199216160
199326260
199430300
199536360
199661610
199792920
19981161160
19997037030
20001,6321,6320
20011,0551,0550
20021,0991,0990
20031,7681,7680
20041,6251,6187
20051,5131,5130
20061,5921,5920
20071,6961,6960
20081,6781,6780
20091,5961,5960
20101,3941,3940
20111,4771,4770
20121,4731,4730
20131,3621,3575
20141,3491,3490

Want to know about the populiarty of Amaya? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 23,556 babies born with the name Amaya in the United States. That's more than enough Amayas to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1972 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Amaya" was in 2003 with a total of 1,768 babies. (That's a lot of baby Amayas)

According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Amaya" ranks #94 in popularity as a baby girl's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 12 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 2004. Across the entire United States a total of 1,625 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Amaya" mean?

Amaya (Arabic): Night Rain

The name "Amaya" is of Arabic origin and it means "Night Rain". It's a name commonly given to girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

M is for melody, the song of life.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

Y is for young, the years never show!

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

Your name in reverse order is "Ayama". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aaamy". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Amaya popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Amaya in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Past life for Amaya born Jan 21, 1940

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Bulgaria approximately on 1075. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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