[ 3 syll. a-ma-ia, am-aia ] The baby girl name Amaia is pronounced aa-MAA-Yaa- †. Amaia's language of origin is Basque and Japanese. It is predominantly used in the Basque, English, and Spanish languages. From Basque roots, its meaning is 'end'. There is a town of Amaya in the Province of Burgos in northern Spain. The first name gained prominence in 2000 when it was known from a contestant, Amaya Brecher, from the popular MTV reality television series 'The Real World: Hawaii'.
Amaia is a derivative of the Basque, English, Spanish, and Japanese Amaya.
A derivative of the name is the Basque, English, and Spanish Amaya.
Amaia is a somewhat popular baby girl name. The name has been increasing in popularity since the 2010s; prior to that, it was of only very modest use. At the recent height of its usage in 2018, 0.019% of baby girls were given the name Amaia. It had a ranking of #768 then. In 2018, within the family of girl names directly linked to Amaia, Amaya was the most widely used. It was more commonly used than Amaia by 8 times in that year.
† Pronunciation for Amaia: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)"