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What does Aya mean?

Aya Pronunciation of Aya [aya] as a girls' name is of Japanese origin, and the meaning of Aya is "woven silk".


Creative forms:
(female) Ayar, Ayna, ..

(male) Ayah, Ayar, ..

Middle name pairings:
Aya Daisy (A.D.), ..

How popular is Aya?

Aya is a rare given name for females but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#108734 out of 150436, Top 72%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Aya was first listed in 1997 and reached its peak position of #886 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Aya is alike in pronunciation to Ewa, Eyo and Io. Other recommended names are Ada, Aja, Ala, Alya, Ama, Amya, Ana, Anya, Ara, Arya, Asa, Asya, Ava, Ayda, Ayla, Ayn, Ayva, Aza, Mya and Nya. These names tend to be more frequently used than Aya.