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What does the name "Aya" mean?

Aya (Hebrew): Bird

The name "Aya" is of Hebrew origin and it means "Bird". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 82 other names that are similar to this one.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

Y is for young, the years never show!

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

Your name in reverse order is "Aya". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aay". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Aya" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Aya? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,815 babies born with the name Aya in the United States. That's more than enough Ayas to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1972 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Aya" was in 2014 with a total of 268 babies.

According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Aya" is not a popular baby girl's name in Indiana. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 2005. Across the entire United States a total of only 179 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Aya popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Aya in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Aya

Aya Ueto

Aya Ueto is an actress and recording artist with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1999 to present. Aya was born in 1985 in Nerima, Tokyo, Japan.


Aya Sumika

Aya was born in 1980.


Aya Matsuura

Aya Matsuura is a singer, actress, and model with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Aya was born in 1986 in Himeji, Hyogo, Japan.


Aya Hirayama

Aya was born in 1984 in Tochigi Prefecture, Japan.


Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.