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Arya

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9k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
996
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Arya" mean? The list below shows the origins of Arya as well as things modernly associated with the name Arya such as celebrities named Arya.

Origin and Meaning of Arya

"Arya" is a name of Persian origin, and it means "Friend, faithful". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Wiktionary

From Sanskrit आर्य (ā́rya, “noble" or "noble one”).

  1. A female given name of modern usage.
  2. A surname​.

Notable Persons With the Name Arya

Arya Stark is a noteworthy human. Arya is also known as Arya Horseface, Arya Underfoot, Arry, Weasel, Nan, Squab, Salty, Cat of the Canals, Blind Beth, Mercy, Lanna of the Canals, and Lanna of the Canals (television series only).

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Arya is an actor, producer, and film producer. He has been prominent since 2005. Arya was given the name Jamshad Ceethirakath in Trikaripur, Kasaragod, Kerala, India.

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Arya Rohit is a model and actress. She was most active from 2014 to present. Arya was born in Thiruvananthapuram.

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Arya Mitra Sharma is a notable person. Arya was born on November 22nd, 1959 in Berlin.

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Arya Maulana Aldiartama is a notable somebody. Arya was born Arya Maulana Aldiartama on September 30th, 1995 in Surakarta. Arya is also known as Adiartama and Arya Maulana.

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Arya Aramnejad is a famous individual.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Arya

Arya is an actor, producer, and film producer. He has been prominent since 2005. Arya was given the name Jamshad Ceethirakath in Trikaripur, Kasaragod, Kerala, India.

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Aditi Arya is a model (people). She holds the title Femina Miss India World 2015 and Femina Miss India 2015. Aditi was born on September 18th, 1993 in New Delhi, India. Aditi is also known as Aditi.

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Shraddha Arya is a famed individual. Shraddha was born on August 17th, 1979 in New Delhi.

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Nikhil Arya is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 2004. Nikhil was born in India.

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Ishan Arya is a famed person.

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Chandra Arya is a famous individual. He was most prominent from 2015 to present.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1982 12 0 12
1983 7 0 7
1984 9 0 9
1985 20 0 20
1986 23 5 18
1987 22 0 22
1988 27 5 22
1989 30 0 30
1990 36 6 30
1991 34 0 34
1992 36 7 29
1993 26 0 26
1994 15 0 15
1995 30 0 30
1996 36 11 25
1997 44 13 31
1998 58 25 33
1999 47 16 31
2000 80 34 46
2001 84 36 48
2002 133 54 79
2003 157 71 86
2004 204 120 84
2005 195 113 82
2006 265 159 106
2007 304 199 105
2008 319 205 114
2009 349 236 113
2010 360 273 87
2011 498 387 111
2012 836 759 77
2013 1,214 1,137 77
2014 1,633 1,551 82
2015 1,723 1,634 89

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Popularity of Arya as a first name

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Popularity of Arya as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Arya U.S.
  White 13.55% 64.26%
  African American 2.11% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 76.71% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.60% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.42% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.61% 16.26%

Of Last Name Arya

People with the last name Arya are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Arya

  • How Popular is the name Arya? Arya is the 2,613th most popular name of all time. As a last name Arya was the 24,961st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Arya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,866 babies born with the first name Arya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Arya 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 Arya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 12 new born babies.
  • When was Arya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Arya is Monday, May 21st, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Arya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Arya was in 2015 with a total of 1,634 babies. That's a lot of babies named Arya!
  • Random Arya Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Arya ranks 50th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 15 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Arya: Your name in reverse order is Ayra. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ayar. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Arya? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 996 people with the last name Arya.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Arya? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Arya as their last name since less than 1 person in 294k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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What does the name Arya mean?

Ais for activities, for you have many.

Ris for resourceful, in any challenge that comes your way

Yis for yippee, and the things that inspire you to yell it

Ais for adaptable, whenever things change

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.