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since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Zya

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Papua New Guinea says the name Zya is of Arabic origin and means "Light".
  • A user from New Jersey, United States says the name Zya is of Hebrew origin and means "Light".
  • A submission from Minnesota, United States says the name Zya means ""Child of God"" and is of Unknown origin.
  • According to a user from North Carolina, United States, the name Zya is of Unknown origin and means "Leader".
  • A submission from New York, United States says the name Zya means "Its an acronym for "may their merit protect us"" and is of Hebrew origin.
Other origins: African, English, and Indian (Sanskrit)

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Alt. Meaning

Z is for zany, the funny side of you!

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

A is for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

Notable Persons Named Zya

Zya Jabar is an athlete for the Sulaymaniyah FC.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1999 14 14 0
2000 27 27 0
2001 12 12 0
2002 12 12 0
2003 15 15 0
2004 22 22 0
2005 32 32 0
2006 29 29 0
2007 35 35 0
2008 31 31 0
2009 34 34 0
2010 33 33 0
2011 27 27 0
2012 34 34 0
2013 34 34 0
2014 37 37 0
2015 54 54 0
2016 62 62 0
2017 50 50 0

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Popularity of Zya as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Zya

  • How Popular is the name Zya? Zya is the 14,656th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Zya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 594 babies born with the first name Zya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zya 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 Zya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1999 when it was given as a first name to 14 new born babies.
  • When was Zya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zya is Saturday, May 1st, 1915.
  • What year had the most people named Zya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zya was in 2016 with a total of 62 babies.
  • Random Zya Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zya 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 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Zya: Your name in reverse order is Ayz. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yaz. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Zya born Sep 19, 1965

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 Philippines approximately on 700. 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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