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Nya

What does Nya mean?

Nya Pronunciation of Nya [nya] as a name for girls means "lustrous; goal, purpose". Nya is an alternate form of Nia (Gaelic, Swahili).

Variations

Nya has 3 variants: Nea, Niah and Nyah.

Creative forms:
(female) Naya, Nyda, ..

(male) Nyal, Nyane, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nya Presleigh (N.P.), ..

How popular is Nya?

Nya is a rare given name for women. Nya is an equally unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Nya entered the list in 1998 and reached its peak position of #617 in the U.S. in the year 2001, and is presently at #1281. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Nia (#442 last year) and Nyah (#1401) are the popular alternative forms of Nya (#1281 last year). Adoption of these relations of Nya was widespread 14 years ago (adoption of 0.09%) and is somewhat less today (adoption 0.05%, 41.5% less), with the form Nyah becoming somewhat outmoded. Nia has historically been the top pick of parents.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nya, Nia, Nyah in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Nya is pronounced similarly to Na-, Naia, Noa and Noe. Other recommended names are Aya, Mya, Nyad, Nyla, Nyna, Nysa and Nyx. These names tend to be more frequently used than Nya.

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