Arya

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13k
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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Arya mean? Find out below.

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.

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

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

Notable Persons Named Arya

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 was born on November 22nd, 1959 in Berlin.

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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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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 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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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 81 34 47
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 361 273 88
2011 498 387 111
2012 836 759 77
2013 1,215 1,138 77
2014 1,635 1,553 82
2015 1,731 1,641 90
2016 1,949 1,895 54
2017 2,201 2,156 45

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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

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  • How Popular is the name Arya? Arya is the 2,161st 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 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 13,029 babies born with the first name Arya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Arya to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (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 2017 with a total of 2,156 babies. That's a lot of babies named Arya!
  • Random Arya Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Arya ranks 83rd in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Hampshire. Imagine that, 13 babies in New Hampshire have the same name as you in 2017.
  • 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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  • 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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