What does Kaya mean?
Kaya /kaya/ as a girls' name is pronounced KAH-yah. It is of Japanese, Zulu, Turkish, Hopi and Hindi origin, and the meaning of Kaya is "restful place, yew tree, forgiveness; home; stone; willow, wise child; the one with the beautiful body, profile".
Kaya▼ has 1 variant: Kaia▲.Kreatif forms: Keiya, Khaya. [more]
How popular is Kaya?
Kaya is an uncommon given name for females but a very popular surname for all people (#21156 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Kaya for girls. Kaya was first listed in 2000 and reached its peak position of #540 in the U.S. in the year 2004, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
The only other prominent variation form of Kaya appearing in the Top 1000 is Kaia (#551 2 years ago). Adoption of these forms of Kaya reached its highest in the year 2002 (average #566) and is somewhat less today (#775, ▼48.3%), with the form Kaya becoming less fashionable. Kaia has generally been popular among parents. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Kaya and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Kaya▼ is alike in pronunciation to Cay, Caye, Ka-, Kaeya, Kai, Kay▼, Kaye▼ and Kia▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Daya, Haya, Jaya, Kala▼, Kama, Kara▲, Kasya, Kata, Katya, Kayla▲, Maya▲, Raya and Taya▼. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kaya.