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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 Noya

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  • A submission from New Zealand says the name Noya means "Sand" and is of Cherokee origin.
Other origins: Japanese

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Noya

Javier was born on March 25th, 1983 in Basel.


Nippy Noya is a percussionist, songwriter, and percussion instrument. He plays Mbira, Conga, Bongo drum, Bell, Güiro, Cabasa, Picul, Caxixi, Triangle (musical instrument), and Berimbau. Nippy was born on February 27th, 1946 in Sulawesi.


Rodrigo was born Rodrigo Noya on October 2nd, 1993 in Argentina.


Constantino Noya is a soccer player for the Oruro Royal and Bolivia national football team. Constantino was born in Bolivia.


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Popularity of Noya as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Noya U.S.
  White 23.66% 64.26%
  African American 1.65% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.91% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.23% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.47% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 67.08% 16.26%

Of Last Name Noya

People with the last name Noya are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Noya

  • How Popular is the name Noya? Noya is the 26,726th most popular name of all time. As a last name Noya was the 44,270th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Noya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 202 babies born with the first name Noya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Noya 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 Noya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2003 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Noya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Noya is Friday, December 4th, 1891.
  • What year had the most people named Noya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Noya was in 2011 with a total of 23 babies.
  • Random Noya Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Noya is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Noya: Your name in reverse order is Ayon. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Onay. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Noya? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 486 people with the last name Noya.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Noya? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Noya as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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