What does Nyah mean?
Nyah \n-yah\ as a name for girls. Nyah's roots are Gaelic and Swahili, and the meaning of Nyah is "lustrous; goal, purpose". Nyah is a form of Nia (Gaelic, Swahili). Moderately unusual as a name for baby girls.
Nyah is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Nyah is an equally unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Nyah for girls. Nyah entered the list in 2000 and reached its top position of #504 in the U.S. in the year 2001, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Popular alternative forms of Nyah are Nia (#487 the previous year) and Nya. Adoption of these girl names reached its apex in the year 2001 and has become much less since, with the forms Nyah and Nya becoming less in vogue. Nia (#487) is the most fashionable birth name among these. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Nyah and related names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)