in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- Origin: Arabic
- Meaning: Night Rain
- #1498 All Time
Pronunciation of Amaya
How popular is the name "Amaya" in the U.S.?
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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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Amaya" ranks #98 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Montana. Imagine that, 9 babies in Montana have the same name as you in 2007. Across the entire United States a total of 1,696 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?
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!
Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations
Have you been wondering what does the name "Amaya" mean? The list below shows the origins of Amaya as well as things modernly associated with the name Amaya such as celebrities named Amaya.
Origin and Meaning of Amaya
The name "Amaya" is of Arabic origin, and it means "Night Rain". It's a name commonly given to girls.
A is for altruism, the unselfish you.
M is for musical, your hidden talent!
A is for agreeable, the best side of you!
Y is for youthful, your eternal look.
A is for accomplished, in all that you do.
Your name in reverse order is "Ayama". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aamya". 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.
Past life for Amaya born Feb 9, 1962
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Africa approximately on 525. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.
You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.
Name poster for Amaya
Here's something for you to ponder on...
Do the Name Game - Acrostic Challenge - This game is very simple to play. All you have to do is think of another name to spell out each letter of your name.