US Popularity:1347
Other Origin(s):Arabic
Meaning:Woven silk; Colorful, Beautiful, Design; Sign of God's existence; Miracle; Verse of the Quran; Goddess of light and dawn
If you are looking for a baby name that suggests delicacy and beauty, the name Aya is certain to catch your eye. Given this Japanese name’s numerous charming meanings, including “woven silk”, “colorful”, and “beautiful,” it is little wonder why it has grown in popularity over recent decades. Aya also has multiple meanings in Arabic culture, such as "sign of God's existence," “miracle,” and “verse of the Quran,” and can be a great choice to share your faith with baby. If you're looking for a more mythical side, Aya can also be a variant of Aja, the Akkadian goddess associated with light and the dawn. Whatever reason you choose to name baby Aya, you can be confident that they will grow into a vibrant individual with a zeal for life.

Aya Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Aya is currently #1736 on The Bump
Girl:Aya is currently #1236 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Aya is currently #1347 in U.S. births
Girl:Aya is currently #697 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 50
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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