What does Chaya mean?
Associated with: life.
(female) Chala, Chata, ..
(male) Chale, Chayad, .. Middle name pairings:
Chaya Jordan (C.J.), ..
How popular is Chaya?
Chaya is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2199 out of 4276, Top 51%) and an even more popular last name for all people (#68569 out of 150436, Top 46%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Chaya entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #692 in the U.S. in the year 2014, and is currently at #758. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with similar and related girl names. The only other popular related form of Chaya (#758 a year ago) rated in the Top 2000 is Chava. These relations of Chaya were popular as birth names in the year 2013 (median #1345) and are almost as popular today (#1379, down 24%). Chaya is the most fashionable birth name among these.
Chaya▲ is alike in pronunciation to Cha-, Chiyo, Sha-, Shae, Shay, Shaya, Shaye and Shea. Other suggested similar names are Alaya▲, Amaya▲, Anaya▲, Cala, Cama, Cara▼, Cay, Caye, Cayla▼, Ceara, Cesya, Chaba, Chabah, Chalia, Chana▲, Chanae, Chanah, Chanda▼, Chanha, Chani, Chania, Chaniya, Channa, Chanta, Chanya, Chanyah, Char, Chara, Chari, Charla, Charma, Charo, Charyl, Chasta, Chayan, Chayka, Chela, Chiana, Chiara, China, Chita, Chuma, Chyna▼, Ciana, Ciara▼, Claea, Clara▼, Daya, Enaya, Fraya, Haya, Inaya, Jaya, Kaya, Maya▲, Phanya, Raya, Rhaya, Shadya, Taya▲ and Thalya. These names tend to be less frequently used than Chaya.See names in meaning and etymology.