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4k
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since 1880

Aya

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Bird
  • #4267 All Time
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< 1k Aiya (Hebrew)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1972 7 7 0
1973 5 5 0
1974 8 8 0
1976 7 7 0
1977 15 15 0
1978 11 11 0
1979 10 10 0
1980 13 13 0
1981 15 15 0
1982 12 12 0
1983 12 12 0
1984 21 21 0
1985 16 16 0
1986 20 20 0
1987 25 25 0
1988 21 21 0
1989 19 19 0
1990 35 35 0
1991 33 33 0
1992 43 43 0
1993 46 46 0
1994 49 49 0
1995 58 58 0
1996 56 56 0
1997 87 87 0
1998 86 86 0
1999 93 93 0
2000 110 110 0
2001 171 171 0
2002 177 177 0
2003 161 161 0
2004 176 176 0
2005 179 179 0
2006 176 176 0
2007 206 206 0
2008 209 209 0
2009 214 214 0
2010 235 235 0
2011 222 222 0
2012 253 253 0
2013 235 235 0
2014 268 268 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Aya? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,815 babies born with the name Aya in the United States. That's more than enough Ayas to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Aya" was in 2014 with a total of 268 babies.

According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Aya" is not a popular baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 6 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 2007. Across the entire United States a total of only 206 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Aya popular?

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Hebrew

Origin and Meaning of Aya

The name "Aya" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Bird". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Aya Ueto

Aya Ueto is an actress and recording artist with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1999 to present. Aya was born in 1985 in Nerima, Tokyo, Japan.

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Aya Sumika

Aya was born in 1980.

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Aya Matsuura

Aya Matsuura is a singer, actress, and model specializing in pop music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Aya was born in 1986 in Himeji, Hyogo, Japan.

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Aya Hirayama

Aya was born in 1984 in Tochigi Prefecture, Japan.

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Alternative Meanings

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Aya". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aya". 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 Aya born Sep 19, 1979

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 Philippines approximately on 700. 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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