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What does Nyah mean?

Nyah Pronunciation of Nyah [nyah] as a name for girls has the meaning "lustrous; goal, purpose". Nyah is an alternate form of Nia (Gaelic, Swahili).


Nyah has 3 variants: Nea, Niah and Nya.

Creative forms:
(female) Nedah, Nyahl, ..

(male) Nyar, Nyni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nyah Constance (N.C.), ..

How popular is Nyah?

Nyah is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Nyah is an equally unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Nyah entered the list in 2000 and reached its top position of #504 in the U.S. in the year 2001, and is presently at #1401. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Nyah (#1401 from current records) are Nia (#442 from current records) and Nya (#1281). Other forms, like Nea, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Nyah was common 14 years ago (usage of 0.1%) and is somewhat lower today, with the form Nyah going out of style. Nia is the most fashionable birth name among these.

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

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

Similar Names

Nyah is pronounced similarly to Na-, Naia, Noa and Noe. Other recommended names are Adah, Alah, Asyah, Avah, Beah, Cyrah, Dayah, Dynah, Elah, Evah, Inah, Kiah, Kylah, Kyrah, Leah, Lydah, Lylah, Lynah, Mayah, Miah, Mykah, Myrah, Nan, Nat, Nayad, Nonah, Norah, Nyad, Nyada, Nyla, Nylah, Nyna, Nysa, Nyx, Orah and Unah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Nyah.

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