First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Chhaya

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Alt. Meaning

C is for captive, your web of charm.

H is for honest, something you hold dear.

H is for handy, the helpful you.

A is for articulate, a regular wordsmith

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

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

Notable Persons Named Chhaya

Chhaya Devi was an actor and actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1930 to 1980. Chhaya was born in 1914 in Bhagalpur. She passed away on April 27th, 2001.


Chhaya was born on August 15th, 1940. She died on February 12th, 2010.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Chhaya

Harsh Chhaya is an actor. His ongoing career started in 1992. Harsh was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.


Laxmi Chhaya was an actor. Laxmi was born on January 7th, 1948. She breathed her last breath on May 9th, 2004.



Kim Chhaya is an athlete for the Phnom Penh Crown FC.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Chhaya U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 95.90% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Chhaya

People with the last name Chhaya are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Chhaya

  • How Popular is the name Chhaya? As a last name Chhaya was the 137,327th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Chhaya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Chhaya is Monday, February 11th, 1918.
  • How unique is the name Chhaya? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Chhaya. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Chhaya: Your name in reverse order is Ayahhc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hachya. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Chhaya? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 122 people with the last name Chhaya.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Chhaya? Chhaya is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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