Quick Facts on Amya
- African-American, American
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Etymology & Historical Origin - Amya
Amya is a recent American name invention with no known meaning. It could be related to Amaya which has two possible etymologies. For one, it’s the transferred use of a Spanish surname originating from the Basque region of northeastern Spain, derived from a location name, and said to mean “pleasant place”. It is also one of the oldest surnames of the Iberian Peninsula recorded as early as the 16th century as “de Amaya”. Our research also indicates that Amaya comes from “Amaia” which apparently means "the end" in Basque. The other source of the name Amaya is Arabic and apparently means “night rain”. Amya is probably a simplistic respelling of Amaya. It could also be loosely connected to the name Amy which means “beloved” from the Latin “amare” meaning “to love”.
Popularity of the Name Amya
Amya first appeared on the U.S. female naming charts in the year 2000. It seems to be following the moderate popularity of names like Amaya, Amaiyah and the like. Amya quickly reached low levels of moderate usage but has since lost its luster. Amya is definitely the most minimalistic of the spellings, and this four letter name packs a lot of punch in its three-syllable sound. It’s a pretty name. It just hasn’t been around long enough to really understand its potential staying power. It’s like a dressed up version of Maya.
Popularity of the Girl Name Amya
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Cultural References to the Baby Name - Amya
Literary Characters of the Baby Name Amya
Amya We cannot find any significant literary characters with the first name Amya.
Popular Songs on Amya
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Children's Books on the Baby Name Amya
Amya - We cannot find any children’s books featuring a character named Amya.
Famous People Named Amya
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Children of Famous People Named Amya
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Amya - Girl Baby Name - Historic Figures
Amya - We cannot find any historically significant people with the first name Amya.
Personality of the Girl Name Amya
The number Four personality is marked by stability and discipline. This is the personality that follows the rules and is conservative by nature. They have an earth-bound energy that prefers to build things methodically on top of firm foundations; they don't cut corners. Fours take their time and don't like to be hurried. But the outcome of their endeavors is likely to result in some strong and useful structure, which makes them great engineers and inventors. Fours are anything but frivolous or controversial. This is a trustworthy, straight-forward personality that embodies dedication and organization. They are the backbone and anchor in their relationships, careers and communities. They are tidy, punctual, and full of integrity. Hard-work comes naturally to a Four and they are immensely reliable. This is the personality you can always count on.
Variations of the Baby Name - Amya