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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Amaia

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Alt. Meaning

A is for action, something to take now

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

Notable Persons Named Amaia

Amaia Salamanca is an actor, model (people), actress, and model. Amaia was given the name Amaia Salamanca Urízar on March 28th, 1986 in Madrid, Spain. Amaia is also known as Salamanca Urizar and Amaia.


Amaia Montero is a pop music singing and songwriter. She plays Human voice, Guitar, and Keyboard instrument. She has been prominent since 1996. Amaia was given the name Amaia Montero Saldías on August 26th, 1976 in Irun.


Amaia was born on June 26th, 1966 in San Sebastián.


Amaia was born on June 2nd, 1972.


Amaia Olabarrieta is a soccer player for the Athletic Club (women), Spain women's national football team, and Basque Country women's national football team. Amaia was born on July 28th, 1982 in Lezama.


Amaia was born on June 9th, 1966 in Gipuzkoa Spain.


How popular is the baby name Amaia in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1993 6 6 0
1996 8 8 0
1997 7 7 0
1998 17 17 0
1999 25 25 0
2000 50 50 0
2001 46 46 0
2002 54 54 0
2003 56 56 0
2004 65 65 0
2005 77 77 0
2006 71 71 0
2007 74 74 0
2008 83 83 0
2009 100 100 0
2010 80 80 0
2011 101 101 0
2012 91 91 0
2013 92 92 0
2014 95 95 0
2015 163 163 0
2016 189 189 0
2017 251 251 0

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Popularity of Amaia as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Amaia

  • How Popular is the name Amaia? Amaia is the 7,243rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Amaia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,801 babies born with the first name Amaia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Amaia to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Amaia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1993 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Amaia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Amaia is Thursday, June 2nd, 1898.
  • What year had the most people named Amaia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Amaia was in 2017 with a total of 251 babies.
  • Random Amaia Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Amaia is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 14 babies in California have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Amaia: Your name in reverse order is Aiama. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iaaam. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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