Taya is a derivative (English and Russian) of the Russian Taisiya.
Taya is also a contraction of the English Taylor.
Taya is uncommon as a baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1998, 0.019% of baby girls were given the name Taya. It was #638 in rank then. The baby name has seen a marked decline in frequency since then, and is currently used only on a very light scale. Within the family of girl names directly linked to Taya, Taylor was the most widely used in 2016.
† Pronunciation for Taya: T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"