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Popularity
7k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Arya

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Persian
  • Meaning: Friend, faithful
  • #2912 All Time
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How popular is the name "Arya" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1982 12 0 12
1983 7 0 7
1984 9 0 9
1985 20 0 20
1986 23 5 18
1987 22 0 22
1988 27 5 22
1989 30 0 30
1990 36 6 30
1991 34 0 34
1992 36 7 29
1993 26 0 26
1994 15 0 15
1995 30 0 30
1996 36 11 25
1997 44 13 31
1998 58 25 33
1999 47 16 31
2000 80 34 46
2001 84 36 48
2002 133 54 79
2003 157 71 86
2004 204 120 84
2005 195 113 82
2006 265 159 106
2007 304 199 105
2008 319 205 114
2009 349 236 113
2010 360 273 87
2011 498 387 111
2012 835 758 77
2013 1,214 1,137 77
2014 1,626 1,544 82

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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Where is the name Arya popular?

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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 admirable, you certainly are!

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

Your name in reverse order is "Ayra". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Yraa". 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 Dec 21, 1939

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 Bulgaria approximately on 1025. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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