[ 2 syll. a-nya, an-ya ] The baby girl name Anya is pronounced as AE-NYaa or AO-NYaa †. Anya is largely used in the Latvian, Lithuanian, Russian, English, and Indian languages, and its origin is Old Greek and Hebrew.
In addition, Anya is a Latvian, Lithuanian, and Russian pet form of the name Anastasia (English, German, Greek, and Russian).
Anya is also a Latvian and Russian pet form of Anna.
Variant forms inherit the origin and meaning of Anya.
Anya is fairly popular as a baby name for girls. The name's popularity has been growing since the 1990s. Its usage peaked in 2009 with 0.044% of baby girls being given the name Anya. Its ranking then was #363. In 2018, its usage was 0.023% and its ranking #677. Among the group of girl names directly linked to Anya, Anna was the most widely used. In 2018, its use outnumbered Anya's by 10 times.
† Pronunciation for Anya: AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"