in the U.S.
since 1880


  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: Night Rain
  • #2662 All Time
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How popular is the baby name Amya in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1995 6 6 0
1997 10 10 0
1998 42 42 0
1999 168 168 0
2000 458 458 0
2001 426 426 0
2002 403 403 0
2003 706 706 0
2004 715 715 0
2005 712 712 0
2006 666 666 0
2007 670 670 0
2008 640 640 0
2009 583 583 0
2010 493 493 0
2011 446 446 0
2012 429 429 0
2013 439 439 0
2014 334 334 0
2015 302 302 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Amya baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,648 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 one of the most popular Tennessee names? Also check out our name lists to see which names are the most popular in each region of the country.

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.

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Alternative Meanings

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

Y is for young, the years never show!

A is for activities, for you have many.

Your name in reverse order is "Ayma". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aaym". 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 Oct 16, 1942

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 USA South-Central approximately on 650. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. 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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