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What does Daya mean?

Daya Pronunciation of Daya [daya] as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Daya is "bird of prey". A type of hawk known as a kite.

Associated with: bird.


Daya has 1 variant: Dayah.

Creative forms:
(female) Dayaie, Diya, ..

(male) Dayad, Dayahy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Daya Heavenly (D.H.), ..

How popular is Daya?

Daya is an uncommon first name for women but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#53299 out of 150436, Top 35%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Daya has yet to be ranked in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Daya is alike in pronunciation to Da-, Dai, Day, De-, Dea, Dee, Di and Doe. Other recommended names are Alya, Chaya, Dace, Dacy, Dada, Dagna, Daija, Dajah, Dalia, Daliya, Dalma, Dalya, Dama, Damya, Dana, Danae, Danea, Dani, Dania, Dany, Danya, Daph, Dara, Daria, Darya, Daryl, Daryn, Dasya, Datia, Datya, Dawn, Dayha, Dayla, Dayna, Daysha, Deka, Delya, Dena, Deva, Dhana, Dinya, Dola, Duana, Dusa, Dyana, Dzana, Enya, Fanya, Fraya, Galya, Hadya, Haya, Inya, Jaya, Katya, Kaya, Leya, Maya, Moya, Nasya, Rasya, Raya, Rhaya, Tanya, Taya, Varya and Zoya. These names tend to be more commonly used than Daya.

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