US Popularity:1845
Other Origin(s):Turkish
Meaning:She who arranges rocks; Rock; Cliff
Kaya is a feminine name of Turkish and Native American origins. With its Turkish roots, it translates to "rock" or "cliff" and can encourage your little one to find their inner strength and resilience. Thanks to its Native American roots, the name is long linked to the Nimi'ipuu tribe. Widely recognized by their French-christened name Nez Percé, the Nimi'ipuu were perhaps best known for their instrumental part in creating the Appaloosa horse breed. As inhabitants of the plateau between the Rocky Mountains and the Cascade Range, it is perhaps unsurprising that Kaya became one of its enduring appellations. A short-form of Kaya'aton'my, Kaya means "she who arranges rocks" and found acclaim within the American Girl series. In this fictional realm, Kaya is fondly depicted as a resourceful, courageous, and intelligent figure—no doubt a homage to her historically powerful roots.

Kaya Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Kaya is currently #946 on The Bump
Boy:Kaya is currently #517 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Kaya is currently #699 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Kaya is currently #1845 in U.S. births
Boy:Kaya is currently #5332 in U.S. births
Girl:Kaya is currently #1038 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 19
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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