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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Amayah

"Amayah" is a name of Hebrew origin, and it means "Close to God". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1998 5 5 0
1999 25 25 0
2000 59 59 0
2001 49 49 0
2002 59 59 0
2003 68 68 0
2004 98 98 0
2005 81 81 0
2006 118 118 0
2007 136 136 0
2008 175 175 0
2009 183 183 0
2010 182 182 0
2011 205 205 0
2012 214 214 0
2013 197 197 0
2014 207 207 0
2015 250 250 0
2016 271 271 0

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Popularity of Amayah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Amayah

  • How Popular is the name Amayah? Amayah is the 5,652nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Amayah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,582 babies born with the first name Amayah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Amayah to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Amayah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1998 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Amayah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Amayah was in 2016 with a total of 271 babies.
  • Random Amayah Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Amayah is not a popular baby girl's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 10 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Amayah: Your name in reverse order is Hayama. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ahamya. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Amayah born Nov 24, 1938

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 Hungary approximately on 1775. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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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).