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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 Neya

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  • According to a user from New York, United States, the name Neya is of African American origin and means "Neya means purpose".
  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Neya is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Perfect".
  • A submission from Jamaica says the name Neya means "Beautiful lovely and caring" and is of Unknown origin.
Other origins: Armenian

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Neya

Michiko Neya is a voice acting and voice actress. Her ongoing career started in 1988. Michiko was born on October 4th, 1965 in Echizen, Fukui, Japan.


Fun Facts about the name Neya

  • How Popular is the name Neya? Neya is the 25,459th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Neya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 222 babies born with the first name Neya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Neya 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 Neya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1997 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Neya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Neya is Thursday, May 26th, 1898.
  • What year had the most people named Neya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Neya was in 2007 with a total of 19 babies.
  • Random Neya Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Neya is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Neya: Your name in reverse order is Ayen. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ayen. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Neya born Sep 9, 1973

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 Germany approximately on 1775. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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