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since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nya

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  • A submission from Kentucky, United States says the name Nya means "Cute" and is of Chinese origin.
  • According to a user from Florida, United States, the name Nya is of Chinese origin and means "Cute".
  • According to a user from France, the name Nya is of Unknown origin and means "Water".
Other origins: African, English, and Swahili

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Alt. Meaning

N is for neighborly, friendly to all acquaintances

Y is for young, the years never show!

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

Notable Persons Named Nya

Nya Quesada was an actress. She was most active from 1961 to 2010. Nya was given the name Armonía Quesada on April 13th, 1919 in Bahía Blanca. Nya is also known as Nia Quesada, Quesada, and Nia. She left this life on December 6th, 2013.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Nya

Raphaël Nya is an athlete for the Paris Saint-Germain Academy.

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Dennis Nya is a sports team member for the Lobi Stars F.C.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1970 6 6 0
1971 5 5 0
1972 6 6 0
1974 5 5 0
1975 12 12 0
1977 5 5 0
1978 7 7 0
1979 12 12 0
1980 17 17 0
1981 12 12 0
1982 13 13 0
1983 10 10 0
1984 13 13 0
1985 6 6 0
1986 12 12 0
1987 9 9 0
1988 8 8 0
1989 13 13 0
1990 22 22 0
1991 18 18 0
1992 36 36 0
1993 21 21 0
1994 46 46 0
1995 58 58 0
1996 53 53 0
1997 70 70 0
1998 127 127 0
1999 207 207 0
2000 292 292 0
2001 408 408 0
2002 397 397 0
2003 375 375 0
2004 355 355 0
2005 275 275 0
2006 272 272 0
2007 248 248 0
2008 221 221 0
2009 186 186 0
2010 170 170 0
2011 142 142 0
2012 196 196 0
2013 173 173 0
2014 195 195 0
2015 188 188 0
2016 135 135 0
2017 123 123 0

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Popularity of Nya as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Nya

  • How Popular is the name Nya? Nya is the 3,703rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Nya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,180 babies born with the first name Nya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nya to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Nya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nya is Friday, May 3rd, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Nya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nya was in 2001 with a total of 408 babies.
  • Random Nya Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nya is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 18 babies in California have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Nya: Your name in reverse order is Ayn. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ayn. How do you pronounce that?

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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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