Taya is a derivative (English and Russian) of the Russian Taisiya.
Taya is also a contraction of the English Taylor.
Taya is somewhat popular as a baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1998, 0.019% of baby girls were given the name Taya. It was #638 in rank then. The baby name has seen a marked decline in frequency since then, and it is of only very light use in recent years. In 2015, it ranked at #982 with a usage of 0.014%. Within the family of girl names directly linked to Taya, Taylor was the most widely used. It was 14 times more commonly used than Taya in 2015.
Baby names that sound like Taya include Tahai, Taiah (Arabic), Tannee, Tanny, Tarri, Tati, Tatie, Tatty, Tatu (African and Swahili), Tawa (African and Swahili), Tea (Finnish, German, Italian, Scandinavian, Slavic, Spanish, and English), Teah (English), Teddee, Teddey, Teddi (Greek), Teddie, Teddy (English), Tetty (English), Thadie, and Thady.
† Pronunciation for Taya: T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"