What does Reya mean?
Reya /reya/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of Reya is "flowing". Reya is an alternate spelling of Rhea (Greek) with the suffix -ya.
How popular is Reya?
Reya is an unusual given name for females. Reya is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Reya and corresponding names. Rhea is the only prominent variation form of Reya (unlisted). This girl name was at the peak of its popularity during 1890-1899 (usage of 0.602%) and is now significantly less popular, with Rhea becoming less in vogue. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Reya is pronounced similarly to Ray▼, Raya, Raye, Ree, Rei, Roya and Rye. Other suggested similar baby names are Leya, Meya, Reba▼, Reda, Rena▼, Reta▼, Reva▼, Reyba, Reyna▲ and Reza. These names tend to be more commonly used than Reya.