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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Daya mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Daya

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  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Daya is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Love".
  • According to a user from Canada, the name Daya is of Unknown origin and means "Mercy".
  • A submission from Saudi Arabia says the name Daya means "Love car" and is of Unknown origin.
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Alt. Meaning

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

A is for aware, of your surroundings

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

A is for adaptable, whenever things change

Notable Persons Named Daya

Daya is a pop music, dance-pop, contemporary r&b, and indie pop musician. Her ongoing career started in 2015. Daya was given the name Grace Tandon on October 24th, 1998 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S. Daya is also known as Daya.

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Daya Shankar Pandey is an actor. Daya was born on November 19th, 1965 in Mumbai.

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Daya Ult Yenfaq Tajrawt is a monarch. They hold the title Dihya / Tihya. Their career lasted from 7 to 7.

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Daya Vaidya is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1998 to 2012. Daya was given the name Daya Vivian Vaidya on May 20th, 1980 in Kathmandu.

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Sapru was an actor. His ongoing career started in 1947. Sapru was given the name Daya Kishan Sapru on March 16th, 1916 in Jammu and Kashmir (princely state). He passed away in 1979.

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Daya was born on December 16th, 1879 in Bhera. He left this life on March 7th, 1939.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Daya

Daya is a pop music, dance-pop, contemporary r&b, and indie pop musician. Her ongoing career started in 2015. Daya was given the name Grace Tandon on October 24th, 1998 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S. Daya is also known as Daya.

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Houda was born on July 21st, 1979 in Tunis, Tunisia.

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Hugo was born on October 25th, 1963.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1964 5 5 0
1972 5 5 0
1974 6 6 0
1977 14 14 0
1979 8 8 0
1980 8 8 0
1982 5 5 0
1984 6 6 0
1985 6 6 0
1986 6 6 0
1987 5 5 0
1991 7 7 0
1993 5 5 0
1996 12 12 0
1997 8 8 0
1998 16 16 0
1999 15 15 0
2000 18 18 0
2001 20 20 0
2002 20 20 0
2003 26 26 0
2004 21 21 0
2005 20 20 0
2006 22 22 0
2007 22 22 0
2008 20 20 0
2009 28 28 0
2010 18 18 0
2011 23 23 0
2012 20 20 0
2013 26 26 0
2014 27 27 0
2015 42 42 0
2016 43 43 0
2017 50 50 0

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Popularity of Daya as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Daya U.S.
  White 27.88% 64.26%
  African American 2.14% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 62.73% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.56% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.68% 16.26%

Of Last Name Daya

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

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Fun Facts about the name Daya

  • How Popular is the name Daya? Daya is the 14,501st most popular name of all time. As a last name Daya was the 55,121st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Daya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 603 babies born with the first name Daya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Daya to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Daya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1964 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Daya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Daya is Sunday, August 4th, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Daya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Daya was in 2017 with a total of 50 babies.
  • Random Daya Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Daya is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 9 babies in California have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Daya: Your name in reverse order is Ayad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Adya. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Daya? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 373 people with the last name Daya.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Daya? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Daya as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k 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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