[ 3 syll. ya-hya, yah-ya ] The baby boy name Yahya is pronounced Yaa-HHiyYah †. Yahya's language of origin is Hebrew. It is predominantly used in the Arabic and Turkish languages. Yahya is a form of the English and Hebrew John.
Yahya is an uncommon baby boy name. At the modest height of its usage in 2017, 0.012% of baby boys were given the name Yahya. It had a ranking of #919 then. The baby name has steeply declined in popularity since then, and is of only irregular use now. In 2018, within the family of boy names directly linked to Yahya, John was the most widely used.
Baby names that sound like Yahya include Yahyaa, Yechia (Hebrew), Ewinn, Ewinne, Yao (African and Twi), Yaoh, Yaw (Twi), Ye, Yehu, Yehweh, Yihu, Yo, Yocha (Hebrew), Yochai (Hebrew), Yohei (English), You, Youhei (Japanese), Yoyi (Hebrew), Yu (Chinese), and Yuu.
† English pronunciation for Yahya: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"