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▲.Creative forms:
(female) Kada, Karya, ..
(male) Kats, Kava, .. Middle name pairings:
Kaya Coraline (K.C.), ..
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. Demographics)
Charted below is the birth name history of Kaya for girls. Kaya was first listed in 1993 and reached its peak position of #540 in the U.S. in the year 2004, and is presently at #856. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant form and related girl names. The only other prominent variation form of Kaya (#856 via latest list) appearing in the Top 2000 is Kaia (#446 via latest list). Adoption of these forms of Kaya is at its highest today (average #651). Kaia is the most trendy baby name in this compilation.
Kaya is alike in pronunciation to Cai, Cay, Caye, Ka-, Kaeya, Kai▲, Kay▼, Kaye▼, Kia▼ and Kiah. Other suggested similar names are Aalya, Alaya▲, Dasya, Daya, Haya, Inya, Jaya, Kace, Kacy, Kadi, Kahla, Kala▼, Kali▲, Kalia, Kaly, Kama, Kara▼, Karan, Karma, Karyna, Karys, Karysa, Kasy, Kasya, Kata, Kathya, Kati, Katiya, Katla, Katt, Katya, Kayce, Kayla▼, Kaylah, Kaylea, Kaylha, Kayli, Kaylla, Kayse, Kazia, Keara, Kena, Kera, Keva, Keyla▲, Kiba, Kina, Klea, Kyla, Kym, Kyra▼, Liya, Maya▲, Miya▲, Mya, Panya, Rasya, Raya, Tasya, Taya▲, Toya, Vanya, Varya, Zarya and Zoya. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kaya.See names in meaning and etymology.