What does Amaya mean?
Amaya [amaya]▲ as a girls' name is of Basque and Japanese origin, and the meaning of Amaya is "the end; night rain". Also a place name for a mountain and a village in the Basque region of Spain.
SEE ALSO AmiyaCREATIVE FORMS
(female) Ajaya, Amaca, ..
(male) Amaka, Amayad, .. MIDDLE NAME PAIRINGS
Amaya Yaritza (A.Y.), ..
How popular is Amaya?
Amaya is an unusual first name for females but a very prominent last name for all people (#1473 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)
Amaya entered the list in 1997 and reached its peak rank of #181 in the U.S. in the year 2003, and is presently at #212. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)
Which version is better?with its variant form and related girl names. Amaia (#1427 IN 2015) and Amiya (#703) are the popular varying forms of Amaya (#212) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Amaya was more pronounced among parents in 2015 (MEDIAN #780). Amaya has historically been popular among parents, although Amiya appears to be gaining favor too.
Amaya▲ is alike in pronunciation to Aimey, Aimy, Ama, Amee, Amey, Ami▼, Amia▲, Amiah, Amie▼, Amiee, Amiyah▲, Amma, Ammie, Amy▼, Amya, Amye, Ema, Emma▼, Emmy▲, Emmye, Ima▼, Oma▼ and Uma. Other recommended names are Aanya, Aenya, Agata, Ahava, Alaia▲, Alala, Alana▲, Alaya▲, Aliya, Alya, Amada, Amadea, Amahl, Amal, Amala, Amalia▲, Amaliya, Amalya, Amalyta, Amana, Amani▲, Amara▲, Amarra, Amata, Amera, Amica, Amilya, Amina▲, Amira▲, Amisa, Amyra, Anaka, Anaya▲, Anayas, Aniya, Anya, Ariya▲, Arya▲, Atara, Avana, Ayala, Ayana, Daya, Enaya, Fraya, Jaya, Kaya, Maya▲, Raya, Rhaya, Shaya and Taya▲. These names tend to be more commonly used than Amaya.See names in meaning and etymology.