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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shya

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Alaska, United States says the name Shya is of Hebrew origin and means "Gift of God".
Other origins: Hungarian, Indian (Sanskrit), and American

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Fun Facts about the name Shya

  • How Popular is the name Shya? Shya is the 22,542nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 281 babies born with the first name Shya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shya 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 Shya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1999 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Shya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shya is Saturday, August 12th, 1922.
  • What year had the most people named Shya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shya was in 2007 with a total of 36 babies.
  • Random Shya Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shya 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 Shya: Your name in reverse order is Ayhs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Shay. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Shya born May 5, 1986

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 Ireland approximately on 950. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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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).