US Popularity:1189
Meaning:Life, living
Chaya is a girl's first name of Hebrew origin. It is a feminine form of Chaim, a Hebrew name for boys meaning "life" or “living.” A parent wishing to celebrate both new life and their Jewish faith will delight in Chaya, a meaningful and elegant choice. Witnessing new life in the world is an emotional and uplifting experience that reminds us of life's beauty, wonder, and infinite cycle. Chaya is certainly a life-affirming choice for your miracle baby girl!

Chaya Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Chaya is currently #2247 on The Bump
Girl:Chaya is currently #983 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Chaya is currently #1189 in U.S. births
Girl:Chaya is currently #450 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 9
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Behind the Name, Chaya, May 2020

  • Behind the Name, Chaim, May 2020

  • Name Doctor, Chaya

  • WordSense Dictionary, Chaya

  • 100,000 Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 107

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