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

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Origin and Meaning of Yaa

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  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Yaa means "Girl born on Thursday".
  • A user from Canada says the name Yaa is of African origin and means "Means "born on Thursday"".
  • According to a user from Oregon, United States, the name Yaa is of African origin and means "Girl born on a Thursday".
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International Interest
  1. The letter ي (y) in the Arabic script.

yaa was also found in the following language(s): Navajo

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yaa

Nayaah is a gospel music and urban contemporary gospel singing and songwriter. She was most active from 2013 to present. Nayaah was given the name Nana Yaa in Accra.


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International Interest for Yaa

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Fun Facts about the name Yaa

  • How Popular is the name Yaa? Yaa is the 24,467th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yaa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 240 babies born with the first name Yaa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yaa 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 Yaa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1978 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Yaa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yaa is Thursday, July 29th, 1965.
  • What year had the most people named Yaa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yaa was in 2005 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Random Yaa Factoid: According to the 1979 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yaa is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1979.
  • Weird things about the name Yaa: Your name in reverse order is Aay. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aay. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Yaa born Dec 11, 1972

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 USA North-East approximately on 1500. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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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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