Amaya meaning

: Rain At Night, Night Rain

Amaya Name Information

Gender 👩 Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \a-ma-ya\
Number of People 👶 33,000
Rate in 2021 347
Numerology 🔢 5
Name origin 🌍 Japanese
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Amaya Name Meaning

This name is a girl’s name that has been mostly used in Japan, the give name is originally Basque and Spanish. The name means “ mother city “. This female name has a Spanish form that is suitable either for a girl or a boy. The name has another name that is “ the capital city “. This name with this meaning is mostly used in Spain. Meaning of the given name is different in various languages and countries. Although it is mentioned that this name has been used mostly in Japan, but it does not mean that it has not been used in other countries and cultures.


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Popularity of the name Amaya

This name is one of the most common names in English speaking countries, but it is not a popular one in New Jersey. Imagine that, this name only 36 babies were named Amaya in Pennsylvania in the year 2011. This given name was one of the most popular name since 1880 up to 2018.

The first time that this name appeared, was the year 1972. At that year near 5 new born babies were given Amaya. Based on the data given by reliable resources, the brilliant time of the name was related to the last 2 decades, from 2009 to 2018.


Personality of the name

Here we have the letter analysis of the name Amaya,

A is for activities, for you have many.

M is for mighty, your inner strength

A is for absolute, for you know your mind

Y is for young, the years never show

A is for accomplished, in all that you do

If you are named Amaya, we notice you that this name is a unique name, it is classic and it has a strong historical background. This name can be a powerful choice for you in the name selection process. If you are considering to select this name as your baby’s name, you should know that name is everyone’s destiny and personality.

Amaya is the one that signifies a freedom loving and free spirited individual. Also you are independent and strong, you need no one to help you and you can shine alone. Your heart’s desire is to enjoy a hood life and have a good time. You value family and you care about who are important to you. You can influence people and encouraging people is one of your abilities.


Famous people named Amaya

Here we have a list that includes name of the celebrities that have influenced Amaya’s popularity.

Amaya Veldemoro who is a basketball player

Amaya Uranga who is a Spanish singer

Amaya Forch who is a Chilean singer

Those people are successful and well known, that’s why they had positive impact on this name’s popularity.


Similar names to the name Amaya

You can select the name that you want from the list bellow, you are also able to choose the one that is suitable for your next baby as Amaya’s siblings.

Ama or Amma which mean“ born on Saturday “

Amey or Amia or Amy which mean “ beloved “

Amada which means “ lovable “

Amala which means “ hope “

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Comments on the name Amaya
01/14/2024 00:00:00

i've called our baby Amaya and we absolutely love her name

01/14/2024 00:00:00

My name is pronounced ah- my- ah but people just look at it and try to sound it out. They say ah- may- ah instead and it bothe's me so much. Sometimes I wish I had a different prettier name. But that's the name my parents gave me. Oh well. At least I have one. : p

10/28/2023 12:52:00

My almost 7 yr old is named Amaya Christine, and I have yet to run into someone that doesn't think It's a beautiful name! It also doesn't get old and no one else has it.

09/15/2023 09:29:46

I first heard the name, Amaya, on The Real World - Hawaii and loved it. I plan to name our first daughter, Amaia.

09/08/2023 09:05:52

My name is Amaya and I love my name. No one has ever pronounced my name wrong but anyway once my own uncle called me maya and said happy birthday maya. anyway Amaya is a great name.

08/28/2023 21:49:22

My name is Amaya Crystal At first I didn't like my name but once I explored it meaning it really started to grow on me

06/29/2023 11:11:14

I love this name. Our 13 year old Dtr is Amaya Rae and is Pronounced Ah-May-ah. Gets changed to A-my-a far often.

06/28/2023 12:15:50

The name is Samuel not Sam. Samuel was provided by God as an answer to prayer.

05/27/2023 21:26:34

My Amaya Lee was born in 2011. People have always wrecked it by saying A May A.....ugh! And her twin is Jadelyn Nicole its not hyphened People say Jade- we are from the'south..its all together like Catelyn, one word!

05/10/2023 07:07:28

Ok I'm eleven and my name is amaya lynn fisher when I was about 5 I thought that name was stupid and said to my mom why didn't u just name me maya but as I got older everyone complemented me and my name because they have never heard it they always say I love your name hair (blond) and eyes (blue) and now I love my name the one thing I hate is that everyone always say it wrong and it bothe's the heck out of me It's ethier maya or some other name that's not my name but amaya is probluy the best name in the world and I love it even'thow people say it wrong

04/18/2023 19:03:20

Hmm I don't like my name at all. I'm 12 years old and live in Sweden'they always call me maja.

03/31/2023 19:02:20

Oh my god what a beautiful name. It's a Japanese name. It is so full of grace and honour.

01/06/2023 12:29:44

my 21 month old is Amaya Nicole and i think it is just a beautiful name her father and i fought over it for a while but my mind was set and now he loves it!

01/04/2023 00:14:54

Im going to name my daughter Amaya and her brother Amadd and so thats going to be precious and I love that name Amaya!

11/09/2022 07:03:14

My daughters name is Amaia Grace we call her mya and gracie She is six years old and she loves her name. So do I.

11/09/2022 00:52:56

The name is to popular for my liking. Truly good names are unique.

09/11/2022 03:51:52

I named my daughter this :) she's 19 months now :) and It's pronounced Ah-may-ah for her

04/02/2022 06:12:54

My beautiful daughter is Amaya Faith Kathleen-it means night rain and she was born in the pitch dark and pouring rain. We pronounce it like the month of May (AHMAYAH)

11/29/2021 14:52:12

I really wanted to name my daughter Amaya. My husband's friend talked us out of it by saying, "Am I a dog, am I a cat, am I a ...." It drove my husband nuts, so we picked another name. But my older daughter and I loved It'so much that'she'swears that when she's older'she'll name her daughter that.

08/13/2021 14:40:30

My friend has a daughter named Amaya. I personally prefer Maya, but It's not my decision, is it❤️ Though I love A names. My three kids are Amelia, Antonniette, and Annabella. And my name is Anna and my husband is Arnold!!! Even'the cat is Archie. XP

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Amaya FAQs

*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Amaya?
The origin of the name Amaya is Japanese.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Amaya?
Rain At Night, Night Rain
*️⃣ How many people are named Amaya?
Almost 33000 people are named Amaya.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Amaya?
The names of Amy, Amia, Aimee, Ami, Amie