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Amaya - Meaning of Amaya

What does Amaya mean?

Meaning of the name AmayaAmyaAmaiaAmayahAmahaAmmayaAmaiah

[ 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).

See also the related categories, night (dark), rain (dew), japanese, and spanish.

Amaya is popular as a baby girl name. The name's popularity grew from the 1990s up to the 2000s; 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. The baby name has experienced a decline in popularity since then. In 2016, it ranked at #204 with a usage of 0.082%, but it was nevertheless the most popular among all girl names in its family. Amaya was 5 times more frequently used than the next most popular name, Amya, in 2016.

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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