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What does Chayka mean?

Chayka Pronunciation of Chayka [chay-ka] as a girls' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Chayka is "life, animal". Chayka is an alternate spelling of Chava (Hebrew): can also mean "living being". Chayka is also a variation of Hava (Hebrew).

Associated with: life.


4 related forms via Chava, Hava: Chaba, Chabah, Chaya and Haya.

Creative forms:
(female) Chanka, Ciaka, ..

(male) Chayle, ..

Middle name pairings:
Chayka Danica (C.D.), ..

How popular is Chayka?

Chayka is an unusual first name for females but a very prominent surname for all people (#63632 out of 150436, Top 42%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Chava and Chaya (#758 from current records) are the prominent alternative forms of Chayka (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Chaba, are uncommon. These forms of Chayka were at the peak of their popularity 2 years ago (adoption of 0.02%) and are almost as common today (adoption 0.02%, 24.3%). Chaya is the most fashionable baby name among these. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Chava, Chaya in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Chayka is alike in pronunciation to Chicky and Shaka. Other recommended names are Cacia, Casha, Casia, Cayce, Cayci (see Casey), Cayla, Cayse, Caysha, Caysi, Cesya, Chalia, Chana, Chanda, Chanha, Chania, Channa, Chanta, Chanya, Chara, Charla, Charma, Chassy, Chasta, Chayan, Chesea, Chessa, Chyna, Rhaya, Shaya, Shayda, Shayla and Shayna. These names tend to be more commonly used than Chayka.

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