What does Enya mean?
Enya [enya] as a girls' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Enya is "kernel". Variant of Eithne. Also possibly means "fire". Enya is the name of an Irish pop singer.
(female) Erya, Esya, ..
(male) Enel, Enyael, ..
How popular is Enya?
Enya is an uncommon first name for women. Enya is also a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Below is a graphed study of the popularity of Enya and corresponding names. Ena and Etna are the prominent alternative forms of Enya (not in Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Ethna, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Enya was more pronounced in the 1900s. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Enya is alike in pronunciation to Aina, Anna▼, Annah, Anny, Anya, Eena, Einaye, Eionia, Enaya, Euna, Iana, Ina▼, Inah, Iona▼, Ionia, Ionya, Oni, Onie▼, Una▼, Unna, Wanna, Wina, Yana, Yanna and Yona. Other recommended names are Amya, Asya, Brya, Danya, Donya, Eba, Edna▼, Edy, Edyn, Edyta, Eeva, Eila, Elba, Elga, Elia, Ella▲, Elva▼, Elysa, Elyza, Elza, Ema, Emma▼, Enda, Ened, Enfys, Enid▼, Enora, Enyd, Enza, Eryn, Esta▼, Eula▼, Evia, Fanya, Genya, Ginya, Haya, Jaya, Leya, Manya, Meya, Mya, Panya, Sonya▼, Tonya▼, Toya, Vinya, Zenya, Zinya and Zoya. These names tend to be more commonly used than Enya.