Riya

First Name
5k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Riya mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Riya

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     Indian (Sanskrit)
60%
     English
16%
     Arabic
12%
     Hindu
4%
     Nepali
4%
     Spanish
4%

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Ohio, United States says the name Riya is of Nepali origin and means "Singer".
  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Riya means "Glorious Singer" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  • According to a user from Australia, the name Riya means "Singer".
  • A user from India says the name Riya is of English origin and means "Lovely".
  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Riya means "Funny" and is of Arabic origin.
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  1. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Riya

Riya Sen is an actor and model. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1998 to present. Riya was given the name Riya Dev Varma by her parent Moon Moon Sen on January 24th, 1981 in Kolkata.

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Riya was born Riya Vij on December 14th, 1998 in Delhi.

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Riya is a musician. She was most active from 2003 to present. Riya was born in 18 in Fukuoka Prefecture.

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Riya Saira is an actor and actress. She was most active from 2012 to present. Riya was born Riya Saira in 1994.

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Riya Bamniyal is a model (people), actor, model, and actress. Her ongoing career started in 2007. Riya was born on October 28th, 1987 in India.

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Riya Dey is an actor and actress. She was most active from 2010 to present.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Riya

Riya is a musician. She was most active from 2003 to present. Riya was born in 18 in Fukuoka Prefecture.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1990 7 7 0
1991 11 11 0
1992 6 6 0
1993 7 7 0
1994 6 6 0
1995 14 14 0
1996 23 23 0
1997 42 42 0
1998 56 56 0
1999 88 88 0
2000 126 126 0
2001 157 157 0
2002 234 234 0
2003 206 206 0
2004 248 248 0
2005 291 291 0
2006 274 274 0
2007 261 261 0
2008 268 268 0
2009 274 274 0
2010 289 289 0
2011 265 265 0
2012 255 255 0
2013 247 247 0
2014 276 276 0
2015 228 228 0
2016 273 273 0
2017 262 262 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Riya

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Riya as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Riya

  • How Popular is the name Riya? Riya is the 3,938th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Riya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,694 babies born with the first name Riya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Riya to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Riya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1990 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Riya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Riya is Sunday, August 12th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Riya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Riya was in 2005 with a total of 291 babies.
  • Random Riya Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Riya is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 55 babies in California have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Riya: Your name in reverse order is Ayir. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rayi. 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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