[ 2 syll. nya, ny-a ] The baby girl name Nya is pronounced as NIYaa- †. Nya is largely used in the English language and it is derived from African-Swahili origins. Nya is a variant spelling of the name Nia (English, African, Irish, Swahili, and Welsh).
Nya is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 2001 with 0.021% of baby girls being given the name Nya. It was #616 in rank then. The baby name has markedly declined in popularity since then, and is now of very light use. Among the family of girl names directly linked to Nya, Nia was the most frequently used in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Nya include Nia (English, African, Irish, Swahili, and Welsh), Nyah (African and English), Naa (Hebrew), Naah (Hebrew), Nacheane, Nadjae, Naemi (English), Naeney, Naeni, Naenie, Naeny, Naho (Japanese), Nahyd, Naime, Nami (Japanese), Namy, Nana (English, Spanish, African, French, Japanese, and Swahili), Nanee, Naney, and Nani (Greek and Hawaiian).
† Pronunciation for Nya: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"