[ syll. na-ya, nay-a ] The baby girl name Naya is pronounced as N-AYAH †. Naya is used predominantly in the Arabic language. It is derived from Hebrew and Arabic origins. From Arabic roots, its meaning is new.
Naya is a diminutive of the name Anaya.
Naya is also a diminutive of the name Aniya (English, Polish, and Russian).
Naya is also a variation of Nadia.
See also the related category arabic.
Naya is somewhat popular as a baby girl name. The name's popularity has been rising since the 2010s; before that, it was of sporadic use only. At the modest peak of its usage in 2014, 0.018% of baby girls were given the name Naya. It had a ranking of #774 then. In 2016, its usage was 0.017% and its ranking #852. Out of the family of girl names directly linked to Naya, Nadia was the most widely used. In 2016, the name was thrice as popular as Naya.
† approx English pronunciation for Naya: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"