[ 2 syll. ka-ja, kaj-a ] The baby girl name Kaja is pronounced KAYYaa †.
1: Kaja's language of origin is Old Norse. It is predominantly used in English and German. The name Kaja means 'katha=hen, chicken'. Kaja is the feminine equivalent of the Frisian, Dutch, Finnish, German, Scandinavian, and Welsh Kai.
Forms of the name include the English Caja, the English Kaia, and the German Kaija.
2: Kaja has its origins in the Estonian language and it is also used largely in Estonian. Here, the meaning is 'echo'.
In addition, Kaja is a Polish form of the English, German, Italian, Portuguese, Latin, and Scandinavian Carla.
Kaja is also a Polish diminutive of the Slavic, Czech, English, German, Hungarian, Polish, and Scandinavian Karolina and a Polish form of the English, French, and Scandinavian Caroline.
Kaja is also a form of the Scandinavian, English, Hawaiian, and German Kai.
Kaja is also an English and Scandinavian diminutive of the Czech and German Katarina and an English and Scandinavian diminutive of the English Katherine.
Kaja is also a form of the English and Japanese Kaya.
See also the related form, Kai.
See also the related categories, estonian and german.
Kaja is seldom used as a baby name for girls. It is not listed within the top 1000 names. In 2018, within the group of girl names directly related to Kaja, Caroline was the most widely used.
Baby names that sound like Kaja include Kaia, Kaija, Kaiya, K.C., Kaasu, Kacee, Kacey, Kachi, Kaci, Kacia, Kacie, Kacy, Kacye, Kaddy, Kaea, Kaeki, Kaeko, Kaho, Kahsa, and Kahsah.
† English pronunciation for Kaja: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"