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Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kya

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  • A user from New York, United States says the name Kya is of Japanese origin and means "Worrier".
  • A submission from North Carolina, United States says the name Kya means "Soft hearted" and is of Unknown origin.

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kya was also found in the following language(s): Japanese

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kya

Po Kya was a short story novelist and superintendent (education). He was most active from 1920 to 1942. Po was born on March 23rd, 1891 in Nibban village, Hinthada, Pegu Division, British Burma. He left this life on April 11th, 1942.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1970 7 7 0
1972 5 5 0
1973 10 10 0
1974 6 6 0
1975 7 7 0
1976 9 9 0
1979 9 9 0
1980 12 12 0
1981 10 10 0
1982 9 9 0
1983 8 8 0
1984 7 7 0
1985 9 9 0
1986 10 10 0
1988 13 13 0
1989 27 27 0
1990 30 30 0
1991 36 36 0
1992 42 42 0
1993 39 39 0
1994 88 88 0
1995 59 59 0
1996 45 45 0
1997 50 50 0
1998 71 71 0
1999 109 109 0
2000 157 157 0
2001 284 271 13
2002 251 251 0
2003 299 299 0
2004 381 381 0
2005 285 285 0
2006 280 280 0
2007 265 265 0
2008 233 233 0
2009 203 203 0
2010 227 227 0
2011 192 192 0
2012 195 195 0
2013 173 173 0
2014 178 178 0
2015 159 159 0
2016 203 203 0
2017 168 168 0

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Popularity of Kya as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Kya

  • How Popular is the name Kya? Kya is the 3,860th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,860 babies born with the first name Kya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kya to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Kya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kya is Saturday, September 2nd, 1899.
  • What year had the most people named Kya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kya was in 2004 with a total of 381 babies.
  • Random Kya Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kya is not a popular baby girl's name in Utah. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Kya: Your name in reverse order is Ayk. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kya. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Kya born Mar 25, 2004

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern New Zealand approximately on 1425. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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