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Amaya Name Information

Gender 👩 Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \a-ma-ya\
Number in U.S 👶 33,000
Rate in 2021 347
Numerology 🔢 5
Name origin 🌍 Japanese

Meaning of Amaya

The name Amaya meanings and origins

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.


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
9/11/2022 3:51:52 AM

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

4/2/2022 6:12:54 AM

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 2:52:12 PM

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.

8/13/2021 2:40:30 PM

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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Frequently asked questions

*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Amaya?
The origin of the name Amaya is Japanese.
*️⃣ 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