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Ranked #1498


Gender: Girl. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 10 (Ranked #466).

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 accomplished, in all that you do.

M is for mirth, your laughter.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

Your name in reverse order is "Ayama". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Yaaam". 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.

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


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 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Amaya" is not a popular baby girl's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 16 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 2002. Across the entire United States a total of 1,099 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 south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Past life for Amaya born May 1, 1928

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 Greece approximately on 1575. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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