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25k
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since 1880

Amaya

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Night Rain
  • #1478 All Time
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9k Amya (American)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1972 5 5 0
1975 5 5 0
1976 6 6 0
1977 6 6 0
1978 9 9 0
1979 9 9 0
1980 5 5 0
1981 8 8 0
1982 15 15 0
1983 11 11 0
1984 8 8 0
1985 11 11 0
1986 12 12 0
1987 11 11 0
1988 10 10 0
1989 12 12 0
1990 11 11 0
1991 13 13 0
1992 16 16 0
1993 26 26 0
1994 30 30 0
1995 36 36 0
1996 61 61 0
1997 92 92 0
1998 117 117 0
1999 703 703 0
2000 1,632 1,632 0
2001 1,055 1,055 0
2002 1,099 1,099 0
2003 1,768 1,768 0
2004 1,625 1,618 7
2005 1,513 1,513 0
2006 1,593 1,593 0
2007 1,696 1,696 0
2008 1,678 1,678 0
2009 1,596 1,596 0
2010 1,394 1,394 0
2011 1,479 1,479 0
2012 1,474 1,474 0
2013 1,366 1,361 5
2014 1,357 1,357 0
2015 1,527 1,522 5

Want to know about the popularity of the Amaya baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 25,100 babies born with the name Amaya in the United States. That's more than enough Amayas to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012). 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 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Amaya" ranks #83 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Delaware. Imagine that, 10 babies in Delaware have the same name as you in 2010. Across the entire United States a total of 1,394 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Amaya popular?

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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.

Other Inspirations for the Name Amaya

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Alternative Meanings

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

M is for mirth, your laughter.

A is for able, for you surely are.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

Your name in reverse order is "Ayama". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Maaay". 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 Nov 19, 2001

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 Central Africa approximately on 1350. 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 - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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