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First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1995 6 6 0
1997 10 10 0
1998 42 42 0
1999 168 168 0
2000 458 458 0
2001 426 426 0
2002 403 403 0
2003 706 706 0
2004 715 715 0
2005 712 712 0
2006 666 666 0
2007 670 670 0
2008 640 640 0
2009 583 583 0
2010 493 493 0
2011 446 446 0
2012 429 429 0
2013 439 439 0
2014 334 334 0
2015 302 302 0

Fun Facts about the name Amya

  • How many people with the first name Amya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,648 babies born with the first name Amya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Amya to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Amya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1995 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Amya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Amya was in 2004 with a total of 715 babies.
  • Random Amya Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Amya ranks 91st in popularity as a baby girl's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, 30 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Amya: Your name in reverse order is Ayma. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Amya. How do you pronounce that?
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Popularity of Amya as a first name

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Amya

The name "Amya" is of American origin, and it means "Night Rain". It's a name commonly given to girls.

  1. A female given name

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What does the name Amya mean?

Ais for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

Mis for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

Yis for young, the years never show!

Ais for able, for you surely are.

Past life for Amya born Sep 3, 2016

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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 Central England approximately on 1625. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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