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Aya

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How popular is the baby 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 16 16 0
1982 12 12 0
1983 12 12 0
1984 22 22 0
1985 16 16 0
1986 20 20 0
1987 26 26 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 236 236 0
2014 269 269 0
2015 308 308 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Aya baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,128 babies born with the name Aya in the United States. That's more than enough Ayas to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (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 2015 with a total of 308 babies.

According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Aya" is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 13 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1998. Across the entire United States a total of only 86 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Aya popular?

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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.

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 Sumika

Aya was born in 1980.

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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 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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Other Inspirations for the Name Aya

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Aya Hirano
Aya Sato
Aya Sato And Bambi
Aya Cash
Aya Jones

Alternative Meanings

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

Y is for young, the years never show!

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

Your name in reverse order is "Aya". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Yaa". 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 Dec 29, 1984

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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 Southern Japan approximately on 1850. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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