Nyah meaning and origin

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Swahili and African-Swahili
Usage: English and African
Meaning: Aim and Purpose
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Used in African and English preeminent, Nyah means "Aim or Purpose" and is used for both genders is rooted from African-Swahili and Swahili. Nyah is a variation of well-known Nia. Nia is a variation of Names Beginning with Ni- Or Ending In -Nia. Nia is form of Neilina in English language. Also Nia is form of Niam in Welsh language. Nia's meaning is I Want, Female Champion and Goal is of African-Swahili, Swahili and Celtic origin.

Variants of Nyah

Nia, Neilina, Niam, Nea, Niamarie, Nealie, Niamh, Neah, Linnaea, Nova

Names that rhyme with Nyah

Popularity of Nyah

Nyah was a popular name in United States. Over 4716 babies have been given the moniker in 35 years. At the peak of its usage in 2001, it ranked 504th when 547 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls. However after 35 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts. Nyah is a familiar baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1999 and was able to reach the top 500 names. In 2001, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 455 on girl names chart when 74 babies were given the name Nyah. Over 1130 people have been named Nyah in England and Wales.

Nyah is an uncommon baby name in France, its highest ever rank is 3010 (2018) in its 14 years run on France naming chart. Also, it appeared first time in 2001 on baby girl names list of Belgium. Nyah is a common name in Liberia while somewhat familiar name in Malaysia and Nigeria. At least, 6000 people globally have carried Nyah as their given name according to our findings.

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Nyah in Nordic countries

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Here's what numbers has to say about Nyah

It takes a long time for someone to gain a special place in your heart. You can become a great leader if you want. The question is how do you want to succeed in life? You lack responsibility and commitment. You like questioning general beliefs and opinions in order to comprehend the world better. You are not like other people. You can't get used to a boring life and monotony. You would climb the highest rock if that's necessary to accomplish something you want badly.

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