Naya name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Inuktitut, Hebrew and Arabic
Usage: Hindi, Hindi, Tamil, Inuktitut, Arabic, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya and Telugu
Pronunciation: na-ya
Meaning: New, To Admire God, Younger Sister, Soft and Pleasing to the Eyes
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What does Naya mean?

Of Arabic, Inuktitut and Hebrew origin, Prominent Naya is specifically used in Gujarati, Bengali, Arabic, Malayalam, Norwegian, Hindi, Oriya, Danish, Swedish, Kannada, Finnish, Tamil, Marathi, Inuktitut and Telugu used as a unisex name, Naya means "New, To Admire God, Younger Sister, Soft or Pleasing to the Eyes".

Naya is version of trendy Nadia. Nadia is resulted from Nadège. Nadia is diminutive of Nadezhda. Also Nadia is a short of Nadiyya. Origin of Customary Nadia is in Arabic and Russian, meaning of Nadia is "Beginning, Black and Hope".

How do I pronounce Naya?

na-ya is the most common way to pronounce two syllabled Naya.

Variants of Naya

Naaya, Nadia, Naadiya, Nadina, Nada, Nadege, Nadezhda, Nadine, Nadah, Nadda

Names that rhyme with Naya

How popular is the name Naya?

Naya used to be a common name in United States, first appeared in 1974 and over 4127 babies have been given the name in 40 years. At the peak of its usage in 2014,.

However after 40 years, the name is on free fall on the charts but it is still going strong. Also, Naya is common in France where over 2354 new-borns have been given the name since 1990.

Currently the name is rising, in 2015, the moniker grabbed the 239th spot and 267 baby girls were given the name. Also, Naya is common in Denmark where over 186 new-borns have been given the name since 2015.

When at its peak in 2015, 186 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 36th position. In addition to that, the name has been in the top 50 baby names 1 times

Naya is a unique baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1999 and was able to reach the top 900 names.

Recently in 2016, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 804 on girl names chart when 48 babies were named Naya. Over 347 people have been named Naya in England and Wales.

Also, in Belgium, the name has been in use since 2002 and has secured the place in top 300 names. Recently in 2018, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 291 on girl names chart when 36 babies were named Naya.

There are over 188 babies that have been given the name Naya in Belgium.

Naya is an uncommon baby name in Switzerland where it has been in use since 2000 and peaked in 2018 when it ranked 428th.

There are over 160 babies that have been given the name Naya in Switzerland. Naya is a rare baby name in Denmark still in use today. Over 186 babies in Denmark have been named Naya.

But Naya is a popular baby name in India where every 1 in 20000 have the name. According to our findings, at least 70000 people have been bestowed Naya around the globe.

View more ▾View full list ▾[1] Source: Social Security Administration


Numerological aspects of Naya

Lower your expectations and give the person you truly like a chance to prove. Open up to new suggestions and ideas. Your great sense of humor makes you attractive in other people's eyes. When it comes to love you are incapable of expressing emotions. When you are facing an obstacle, don't shy away from asking for help if you feel like you need it. In order to gain more than you already have, you need to take uncalculated risks and see where they take you.

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  •  Sadi - Used notably in Arabic and Arabic unheard-of, Sadi is rooted from Arabic, Sadi means "Blessed or Doomed to Happiness" is used as a gender-neutral name
  •  Sidrah - Sidrah's meaning is Name of a Tree aimed at baby girls is mainly used in Arabic and Sindhi
  •  Adeela came from Arabic language is a gender insensitive name substantially used in Gujarati, Hindi and Marathi, meaning of Adeela is "Equal, Honest or Just"

Famous people named Naya

  • Nayani Dixit in Special Chabbis as Actress
  • Naya Naskovich in Feckless as Actress


  1. Social Security Administration,
  2. Office for National Statistics,
  3. Central Statistics Office - An Phríomh-Oifig Staidrimh,
  4. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques,
  5. Sociale Verzekeringsbank,
  6. Office fédéral de la statistique,
  7. Sociale Verzekeringsbank,
  8. Danmarks Statistik,
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