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Meaning and name origin

Nya \n-ya\ as a girl's name is of Gaelic and Swahili origin, and the meaning of Nya is "lustrous; goal, purpose". Nya is a variant of Nia (Gaelic, Swahili): also short form of names with the -nia ending, used as an independent name after the fashion of Mia. Fairly unusual as a given name.


Variations

Nya has 3 variant forms: Nea, Niah, Nyah.


Popularity

Nya is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Nya for girls. Nya reached its highest rank of #617 in the U.S. in 2001 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nya name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Nya and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Nia (#487), Nyah and Nya. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nia, Nya, Nyah in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nia, Nya, Nyah outside U.S.


Similar Names

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

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