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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
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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 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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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.

Arabic

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.

Alternative Meanings

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

M is for melody, the song of life.

A is for activities, for you have many.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

A is for able, for you surely are.

Your name in reverse order is "Ayama". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aayma". 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 Dec 14, 1935

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 Mongolia approximately on 725. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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