Popularity:285
Origin:Sanskrit
Other Origin(s):Greek
Meaning:Noble; Illustrious; Spiritual; Song; Air, mist, wind
Arya is a gender-neutral name of Sanskrit origin that translates to "noble," "illustrious," and "spiritual." This alluring title is popular as both a boy and girl name in Iran, Indonesia, India, and other Sanskrit-speaking communities. It's also interpreted as a variation on the name Aria, which means "song," "air," "mist," and "wind" in Italian, from the Greek root āḗr. Arya has skyrocketed in popularity due to the influence of Arya Stark, the heroine in George R. R. Martin's epic fantasy series, A Song of Ice and Fire, and its television adaptation, Game of Thrones. If you're looking for an elemental name that will inspire baby to be brave, independent, and noble, Arya is the perfect option for you.
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