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Popularity
7k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Arya

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Persian
  • Meaning: Friend, faithful
  • #2912 All Time
Girls
Boys

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
198212012
1983707
1984909
198520020
198623518
198722022
198827522
198930030
199036630
199134034
199236729
199326026
199415015
199530030
1996361125
1997441331
1998582533
1999471631
2000803446
2001843648
20021335479
20031577186
200420412084
200519511382
2006265159106
2007304199105
2008319205114
2009349236113
201036027387
2011498387111
201283575877
20131,2141,13777
20141,6261,54482

Want to know about the populiarty of Arya? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,135 babies born with the name Arya in the United States. That's more than enough Aryas 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 1982 when it was given to 12 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Arya" was in 2014 with a total of 1,544 babies. (That's a lot of baby Aryas)

According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Arya" ranks #50 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 15 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 2014. Across the entire United States a total of 1,626 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 "Arya" mean? The list below shows the origins of Arya as well as things modernly associated with the name Arya such as celebrities named Arya.

Persian

Origin and Meaning of Arya

The name "Arya" is of Persian origin, and it means "Friend, faithful". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Alternative Meanings

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

Y is for young, the years never show!

A is for activities, for you have many.

Your name in reverse order is "Ayra". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ayra". 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 Arya born Apr 20, 1953

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 Western Africa approximately on 1275. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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