in the U.S.
since 1880


  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: Night Rain
  • #2675 All Time
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24k Amaya (Arabic)

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

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Want to know about the populiarty of Amya? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,339 babies born with the name Amya in the United States. That's more than enough Amyas to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1995 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Amya" was in 2004 with a total of 715 babies.

According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Amya" ranks #91 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, 30 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 2003. Across the entire United States a total of 706 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Amya popular?

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Amya" mean? The list below shows the origins of Amya as well as things modernly associated with the name Amya such as celebrities named Amya.


Origin and Meaning of Amya

The name "Amya" is of American origin, and it means "Night Rain". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

M is for mirth, your laughter.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

Your name in reverse order is "Ayma". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Maay". 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 Amya born Jun 3, 1952

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 Italy 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 - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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