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.
(female) Jeoya, Joaya, ..
(male) Jaly, Jayaad, .. Middle name pairings:
Jaya Austin (J.A.), ..
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)
Jaya entered the list in 2000 and reached its apex rank of #1300 in the U.S. in 2003, and is at #1626 currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with similar and related girl names. The only other popular alternative form of Jaya (#1626 in 2015) is Jay. Adoption of these relations of Jaya was common a decade ago and is almost as widespread today.
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▼, Jadra, Jady, Jael, Jaida, Jaima, Jalea, Jalyn▼, Jama, Jamia, Jan▼, Jana▼, Janae, Janaya, Jane▼, Janea, Jania, Janka, Jayda, Jayel, Jayla, Jaylah, Jaylan, Jayna, Jayni, Jena▼, Joda, Jyl, Kaeya, Katya, Kaya, Leya, Liya, Manya, Maya▲, Meya, Miya▲, Mya, Panya, Raya, Rhaya, Tanya▼, Taya▲, Vanya and Zoya. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jaya.See names in meaning and etymology.