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Amaya

What does Amaya mean?

Amaya Pronunciation of 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.

Associated with: night (black), rain (water), mountain.

Variations

Amaya has 1 variant: Amaia.

Related girl name: Amiya.

Creative 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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Amaya name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Amaya outside U.S.

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 in 2015) 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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Amaya, Amaia, Amiya in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Amaya and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.

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