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What does Manya mean?

Manya Pronunciation of Manya [manya] as a name for girls has its root in Latin, and the meaning of Manya is "star of the sea". Manya is an alternate form of Mary (Latin).

Associated with: star, sea.


Manya has 2 variants: Minnie and Minny.

39 more different relations via Mary: Mair, Maire, Mal, Malia, Mame, Mamie, Manon, Mara, Mare, Maree, Maren, Maria, Mariam, Marian, Marie, Marin, Marita, Marja, Marjan, Marje, Marla, Marlo, Marya, Maryann, Maryjo, Marylu, Marysa, Maryse, Marysia, Masha, Maura, Maure, Mavra, May, Mayme, Mayra, Mayria, Moira and Moya.

Creative forms:
(female) Manta, Monya, ..

(male) Mangal, Manmac, ..

Middle name pairings:
Manya Anisa (M.A.), ..

How popular is Manya?

Manya is an unusual given name for females. Manya is an equally uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Manya (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Maria (#109 last year), Mary (#124), Malia (#313), Mariam (#563), Marie (#564), Mara (#739), Marian (#1104), Maren (#1113), Mayra (#1275), Marin (#1471), Maura (#1490), Moira (#1645), May (#1658), Maryann (#1809), Mayme, Minnie, Marita, Mamie, Mame, Maree, Marla, Marlo and Maryjo. Other forms, like Maire, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Manya reached its apex in the 1880s (median #1213) and is now significantly less (#1390, 95.5% less usage), with versions such as Minnie going out of style. Mariam and Mara are two of the more fashionable baby names here. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Malia, Mame, Mamie, Mara, Maree in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maren, Maria, Mariam, Marian, Marie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marin, Marita, Marla, Marlo, Mary in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maryann, Maryjo, Maura, May, Mayme in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mayra, Minnie, Moira in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maria, Mariam, Mary outside U.S.

Similar Names

Manya is alike in pronunciation to Mayana, Meena, Mena, Mina, Minna, Miyana, Miyanna, Moana, Moina, Mona, Monah, Monay, Monet, Monna, Mouna, Mounia, Moyna and Muna. Other recommended names are Aalya, Aanya, Anya, Dahnya, Dalya, Danya, Darya, Dinya, Donya, Ennya, Fanya, Fawnya, Fenya, Galya, Genya, Hadya, Haniya, Inya, Ionya, Jaya, Katya, Kaya, Kenya, Maaja, Mahra, Maiga, Maisa, Maiya, Mala, Malva, Manda, Mando, Manika, Marna, Marnia, Marnya, Marra, Maryam, Maryl, Marys, Mata, Maxy, Maya, Maye, Maysa, Minta, Monca, Mya, Nadya, Panya, Sonya, Tahnya, Tanya, Tarnya, Tawnya, Taya and Vanya. These names tend to be more frequently used than Manya.

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