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Amaya - Meaning of Amaya

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Meaning of the name Amaya

[ 3 syll. a-ma-ya, am-aya ] The baby girl name Amaya is pronounced as aa-MAA-Yaa- †. Amaya is of Basque and Japanese origin. It is used mainly in Basque, English, Spanish, and Japanese. From Japanese roots, its meaning is 'night rain' - in this context, Amaya can be used in the English, Japanese, and Spanish languages.

Amaya is a variation of Amaia (Basque, English, and Spanish).

Variations of Amaya include Amaha, Amaia, Amaiah, Amayah, Ammaya, and Amya (English and Hebrew).

Amaya is popular as a baby girl name. The name's popularity has been growing since the 1990s; before that, it was of only very modest use. Its usage peaked in 2003 with 0.088% of baby girls being named Amaya. It had a ranking of #181 then. In 2012, it ranked at #215 with a usage of 0.076%, and it was the most popular among all girl names in its family. Amaya was thrice as popular as the subsequent ranked name, Amya, in 2012.

Baby names that sound like Amaya include Amaia, Aamani, Aamina, Ahmani, Ainhoa, Aiyana, Amami, Amana, Amane, Amani, Amania, Amanya, Amaui, Ameena, Ameenah, Amhuinn, Amiee, Amihan, Amina, and Aminah.

† Pronunciation for Amaya: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)"

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