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.
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)
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.
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.