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[ 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.

See also the related categories, turkish, hebrew, and arabic.

Yahya is a somewhat popular baby boy name. The name has been increasing in popularity since the 2010s; prior to that, it was of only irregular use. 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. In 2017, within the family of boy names directly linked to Yahya, John was the most widely used. It was 41 times more popular than Yahya in that year.

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)"


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