What does Daya mean?
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)
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.See names in meaning and etymology.