[ 2 syll. a-rya, ar-ya ] The baby girl name Arya is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced AA-RYaa- or AA-RYuw- †. Arya has its origins in the Latin language and it is used largely in English. Arya is a form of the English, Hebrew, and Italian Aria.
Arya is rather popular as a baby girl name, and it is also perceived as trendy. The name has been rising in popularity since the 2000s; prior to that, it was of only sporadic use. At the modest peak of its usage in 2012, 0.039% of baby girls were named Arya. It was #413 in rank then. In 2012, out of the family of girl names directly related to Arya, Aria was the most frequently used. It was 4 times more commonly used than Arya in that year. Arya has primarily been a baby girl name in the last century.
Baby names that sound like Arya include Ru, Aara (Iranian), Aaraa, Ara (English), Ari (Japanese, Spanish, English, Albanian, and Kurdish), Arie (English), Arwa (Arabic), Aura (English), Aurah, Aure (French), Aurear, Aureare, Auri, Aurie (English), Aurore (English and French), Aury (English), Auryare, Eari, Eira (English, Finnish, and Welsh), and Ira (Italian, Latvian, and Russian).
† Pronunciation for Arya: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)"