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634
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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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 Taiya

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from India, the name Taiya is of English origin and means "Best friend".
  • A user from Mississippi, United States says the name Taiya is of Greek origin and means "Goddess, Godly; variation of Tea".
  • A submission from Canada says the name Taiya means "Gift from god" and is of English origin.
  • According to a user from Canada, the name Taiya is of African American origin and means "Precious".
Other origins: Korean and Welsh

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Wiktionary
  1. A river in Alaska.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1971 6 6 0
1972 7 7 0
1973 11 11 0
1974 7 7 0
1980 9 9 0
1983 6 6 0
1989 5 5 0
1991 7 7 0
1993 6 6 0
1994 5 5 0
1995 5 5 0
1996 11 11 0
1997 26 26 0
1998 68 68 0
1999 53 53 0
2000 29 29 0
2001 23 23 0
2002 42 42 0
2003 35 35 0
2004 31 31 0
2005 30 30 0
2006 24 24 0
2007 23 23 0
2008 25 25 0
2009 21 21 0
2010 25 25 0
2011 16 16 0
2012 16 16 0
2013 11 11 0
2014 10 10 0
2015 22 22 0
2016 10 10 0
2017 9 9 0

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Popularity of Taiya as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Taiya

  • How Popular is the name Taiya? Taiya is the 14,066th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Taiya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 634 babies born with the first name Taiya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Taiya to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Taiya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Taiya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Taiya is Tuesday, September 20th, 1960.
  • What year had the most people named Taiya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Taiya was in 1998 with a total of 68 babies.
  • Random Taiya Factoid: According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Taiya is not a popular baby girl's name in Washington. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 1998.
  • Weird things about the name Taiya: Your name in reverse order is Ayiat. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iayat. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Taiya born Oct 14, 1951

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 Southern Africa approximately on 725. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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