Reya

First Name
1k
in the U.S.
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 Reya

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)
40%
Spanish
20%
Sanskrit
10%
Arabic
10%
English
10%
French
10%

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Oregon, United States says the name Reya is of English origin and means "English".
  • A user from Florida, United States says the name Reya is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "It means queen, graceful, or ruler.".
  • A user from Georgia, United States says the name Reya is of Arabic origin and means "Thirst quencher, Irrigator, Feminine is Rayyan, Alternate spelling: Rayya".
  • A user from United Arab Emirates says the name Reya is of Spanish origin and means "Queen".

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Wiktionary

From Latin rēgīna (“queen”). Cognate with Old Spanish reyna.

  1. queen

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1982 5 5 0
1984 7 7 0
1988 8 8 0
1989 7 7 0
1991 5 5 0
1992 6 6 0
1993 8 8 0
1994 6 6 0
1996 9 9 0
1997 9 9 0
1998 7 7 0
1999 12 12 0
2000 21 21 0
2001 16 16 0
2002 16 16 0
2003 24 24 0
2004 37 37 0
2005 32 32 0
2006 44 44 0
2007 44 44 0
2008 39 39 0
2009 41 41 0
2010 51 51 0
2011 60 60 0
2012 57 57 0
2013 74 74 0
2014 91 91 0
2015 107 107 0
2016 176 176 0
2017 145 145 0

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Popularity of Reya as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Reya

  • How Popular is the name Reya? Reya is the 9,562nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Reya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,164 babies born with the first name Reya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Reya to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Reya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Reya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Reya is Tuesday, March 31st, 1908.
  • What year had the most people named Reya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Reya was in 2016 with a total of 176 babies.
  • Random Reya Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Reya is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Reya: Your name in reverse order is Ayer. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yaer. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Reya born Jul 9, 1939

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Korea approximately on 1475. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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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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