[ 2 syll. ha-ya, hay-a ] The baby girl name Haya is pronounced as HHAA-Yaa- †. Haya has its origins in the Hebrew and Japanese languages, and it is used largely in Hebrew and Swahili. From Japanese roots, its meaning is 'nimble, quick'.
In addition, Haya is a variation (Hebrew and Swahili) of Chaya (English, Hebrew, and Indian).
Haya is uncommon as a baby name for girls. It is not listed within the top 1000 names. In 2018, among the group of girl names directly related to Haya, Chaya was the most frequently used.
† English pronunciation for Haya: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)"