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Boy Names Ending with -ya

Ya ending baby names and what they mean, with 25 results. -ya names are used more often as feminine names. Adoption of these boy names was at its apex in 2008 (usage of 0.02%) and is somewhat less today (usage 0.01%, down 49.1%). Osnaya (top 58%) and Araya (9%) are common -ya last names. Here is the list of -ya names for girls.

-ya names

Aditya - Saadya | Sequoya - Vasya

Aditya - Saadya

AdityaAditya
Derived fr. Sanskrit language. "The sun." Aaditya is also a somewhat common baby name.

Adoniya
Form of Adonia. Root fr. Hebrew language. "My lord is Jehovah." Rare, but Adoniya is similar to popular surnames Atiya (top 90%), Adaya (77%), with the -ya suffix. See also Addonia.

Adya
Form of Adrian. Origin fr. Latin language. "From Hadria." Not in popularity charts. See also Ado.

Asaya
Var. of Asael. Derived fr. Hebrew word. "God has created." Agaya and Asara are creative variations.

Azarya
Var. of Azariah. Derivative of Hebrew language. "Helped by God." Not widespread. Azarya is not listed in the US Census.

Danya
Form of Daniel. Derived fr. Hebrew element. "God is my judge." Danda (upper 76%), Danna (6%) are familiar last names.

Fedya
Form of Fyodor. Source fr. Russian, Greek. "God's gift." Not in popularity charts.

Gedalya
Var. of Gedaliah. Root fr. Hebrew element. "God is great." Not in popularity charts.

Gefanya
Form of Gefen. Origin fr. Hebrew element. "Vine." Outside Top 2000.

Gevarya
Var. of Gevariah. Source fr. Hebrew. "Strength of Jehovah." Rather uncommon as a baby name.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -ya names: Aditya, Illya

Ilya and variantsIlya1, var. Illya
From Russian, Hebrew. "Jehovah is God." Illya is widely used as a children's name compared to Ilya.

Ilya2
Var. of Elias. Root fr. Greek, Hebrew words. "Jehovah is God." A rare boys' name. See also Illya.

Jeremiya, Yeremiya
Forms of Jeremiah. Source fr. Hebrew word. "The Lord exalts." Not Top 2000 names.

Malkiya
Var. of Malki. Root fr. Hebrew. "My king." Not that popular as a boys' name.

Matanya
Var. of Mataniah. From Hebrew. "God's gift." Not in Top 2000.

Nechemya
Form of Nehemiah. Stems fr. Hebrew language. "Comforter." Outside Top 2000.

Nuriya, Nurya
Forms of Nuriel. Source fr. Hebrew language. "Light or fire of God." Sparing use. Nuriya and Nurya are not listed in the US Census.

Obadya
Var. of Obadiah. Root fr. Hebrew word. "Servant of God." Outside Top 2000.

Platya
Form of Paltiel. Source fr. Hebrew word. "God is my deliverance." Platya is not often used as a birth name. See also Platt.

Saadya, Seadya
Forms of Saahdia. Root fr. Aramaic element. "The Lord's help." Outside Top 2000.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -ya names for boys.

1. Aditya - Saadya
Aditya, Adonia [Adoniya], Adrian [Adya], Asael [Asaya], Azariah [Azarya], Daniel [Danya], Fyodor [Fedya], Gedaliah [Gedalya], Gefen [Gefanya], Gevariah [Gevarya], Ilya [Illya], Elias [Ilya], Jeremiah [Jeremiya, Yeremiya], Malki [Malkiya], Mataniah [Matanya], Nehemiah [Nechemya], Nuriel [Nurya, Nuriya], Obadiah [Obadya], Paltiel [Platya], Saahdia [Saadya, Seadya]


Sequoia [Sequoya], Tuvya, John [Vanya], Vanya, Vasilis [Vasya]

Usage comparison for -ya names

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