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4k
in the U.S.
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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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1972770
1973550
1974880
1976770
197715150
197811110
197910100
198013130
198115150
198212120
198312120
198421210
198516160
198620200
198725250
198821210
198919190
199035350
199133330
199243430
199346460
199449490
199558580
199656560
199787870
199886860
199993930
20001101100
20011711710
20021771770
20031611610
20041761760
20051791790
20061761760
20072062060
20082092090
20092142140
20102352350
20112222220
20122532530
20132352350
20142682680

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 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Aya" is not a popular baby girl's name in Colorado. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Colorado have the same name as you in 2012. Across the entire United States a total of only 253 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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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 north east? 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 acquaintance, the many friends you know.

Y is for young, the years never show!

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

Your name in reverse order is "Aya". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aay". 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 Jul 4, 1957

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 Arctic approximately on 1475. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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