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What does Enya mean?

Enya Pronunciation of 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.

ASSOCIATED WITH -ya, irish, fire


VARIANTS Aenya, Ennya

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA EITHNE Eitna, Ena, Ethna, Ethnea, Etna



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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?

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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ena, Etna in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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 sound-alike 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.