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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jiya

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  • A submission from South Carolina, United States says the name Jiya means "Heart" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  • According to a user from Pennsylvania, United States, the name Jiya is of Hindi origin and means "Heart".
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Notable Persons Named Jiya

Jiya KC is an actor, model (people), actress, and model. Her ongoing career started in 2013. Jiya was born in 12 in Birtamod. Jiya is also known as Jiya.


Jiya Mohammed is a sports team member for the El-Kanemi Warriors F.C.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1995 6 6 0
1998 6 6 0
1999 8 8 0
2000 10 10 0
2001 16 16 0
2002 13 13 0
2003 35 35 0
2004 53 53 0
2005 63 63 0
2006 92 92 0
2007 94 94 0
2008 141 141 0
2009 100 100 0
2010 101 101 0
2011 127 127 0
2012 110 110 0
2013 114 114 0
2014 86 86 0
2015 95 95 0
2016 115 115 0
2017 107 107 0

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Popularity of Jiya as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Jiya

  • How Popular is the name Jiya? Jiya is the 8,166th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Jiya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,492 babies born with the first name Jiya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jiya to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jiya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1995 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Jiya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jiya is Wednesday, October 12th, 1927.
  • What year had the most people named Jiya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jiya was in 2008 with a total of 141 babies.
  • Random Jiya Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jiya is not a popular baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 11 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Jiya: Your name in reverse order is Ayij. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iyja. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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