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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Meya

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  • A user from Indiana, United States says the name Meya is of Greek origin and means "Meya mean goddess or powerful. But Meya can also mean smart, handsome or good looking. Meya comes from greek because a ruler in greek named the first child in greek Meya.".
  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Meya is of Korean origin and means "Beauty and light, originally given to the first empress of Korea".
Other origins: Latin

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Alt. Meaning

M is for marvelous, which is how others see you

E is for empathy, and your consideration for the feelings of others

Y is for young, the years never show!

A is for able, for you surely are.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1979 5 5 0
1980 6 6 0
1981 6 6 0
1993 7 7 0
1995 5 5 0
1996 6 6 0
1997 13 13 0
1998 10 10 0
1999 10 10 0
2000 11 11 0
2001 21 21 0
2002 37 37 0
2003 35 35 0
2004 43 43 0
2005 51 51 0
2006 62 62 0
2007 56 56 0
2008 53 53 0
2009 39 39 0
2010 34 34 0
2011 38 38 0
2012 53 53 0
2013 38 38 0
2014 29 29 0
2015 26 26 0
2016 27 27 0
2017 21 21 0

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Popularity of Meya as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Meya

  • How Popular is the name Meya? Meya is the 12,751st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Meya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 742 babies born with the first name Meya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Meya to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Meya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1979 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Meya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Meya is Monday, October 26th, 1914.
  • What year had the most people named Meya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Meya was in 2006 with a total of 62 babies.
  • Random Meya Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Meya is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Meya: Your name in reverse order is Ayem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Myae. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Meya born Feb 24, 1964

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 Wales approximately on 1675. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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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).