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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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Alt. Meaning

I is for imagination, never be afraid to share your ideas

Y is for young, the years never show!

A is for adaptable, whenever things change

Notable Persons Named Iya

Iya Villania is an actor, television presenter, model (people), singing, actress, host, model, and singer. She has been prominent since 2002. Iya was given the name Raelene Elaine Ebaler Villania-Arellano on June 29th, 1986 in Camperdown, New South Wales.



Iya Savvina was an actress. She was most active from 1960 to 2011. Iya was born on March 2nd, 1936 in Voronezh. She breathed her last breath on August 27th, 2011.


Iya Abubakar is a Federal Minister of Internal Affairs, Federal Minister of Defence, Senator for Adamawa North, and Federal Minister ofInternal Affairs. Iya was born on December 14th, 1934 in Adamawa (state).


Iya Gavrilova is a hockey player for the Calgary Dinos women's ice hockey in the Canada West Universities Athletic Association. She was most prominent from 2003 to present. Iya was born on September 3rd, 1987 in Krasnoyarsk.


Iya was born on July 2nd, 1930 in Ardatov (town), Republic of Mordovia. She passed away on July 24th, 2003.


Fun Facts about the name Iya

  • How Popular is the name Iya? Iya is the 23,011th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Iya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 270 babies born with the first name Iya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Iya 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 Iya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1991 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Iya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Iya is Thursday, March 21st, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Iya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Iya was in 2015 with a total of 23 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Iya: Your name in reverse order is Ayi. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yia. How do you pronounce that?

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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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