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What does Jaya mean?

Jaya [jaya] as a girls' name is pronounced JAY-ah. It is of Hindi origin, and the meaning of Jaya is "victorious". Mythology: a Buddhist female deity and one of the names of the wife of Shiva.

Affiliated girl names: Jae and Jay.

Associated with: victorious, mythology.


Kreatif forms:
(female) Jayaie, Joaya, ..

(male) Jaly, Jayaad, ..

How popular is Jaya?

Jaya is an unusual first name for women but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#135837 out of 150436, Top 90%). (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the birth name history of Jaya for girls. Jaya entered the list in 2000 and reached its apex rank of #1300 in the U.S. in 2003, and is at #1688 currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

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

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

Below is a charted comparison of the statistics of the girl name Jaya and associated names. The only other popular alternative form of Jaya (#1688 in 2014) is Jay. Adoption of these relations of Jaya was common a decade ago and is almost as widespread today.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jaya, Jay in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Jaya is pronounced similarly to Gia, Gioya, Ja-, Jaye, Je-, Jeh, Jey, Jioia, Jioya, Joey, Joi, Joia, Joie, Joy, Joya and Joye. Other suggested similar names are Aanya, Alya, Amaya, Asya, Aya, Brya, Chaya, Dalya, Dasya, Daya, Enaya, Galya, Haya, Inaya, Jada, Jady, Jaena, Jaida, Jaima, Jalea, Jalyn, Jama, Jami, Jana, Janae, Janah, Janai, Jane, Janea, Janka, Jany, Jayda, Jayil, Jayla, Jaylan, Jayme, Jayna, Jena, Jeyla, Joana, Joda, Jyl, Kaeya, Katya, Kaya, Leya, Liya, Manya, Maya, Meya, Miya, Mya, Orya, Panya, Raya, Rhaya, Tanya, Taya and Zoya. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jaya.