US Popularity:3752
Origin:Irish
Other Origin(s):Bulgarian, Latin, Swahili, Welsh
Meaning:Bright, radiant; Purpose; Noble; Praiseworthy; Priceless
Niya is a gender-neutral name with multiple meanings and origins. It’s most likely a variant of Nia, a name used in many different countries throughout the world. In Wales, Nia is a variant of the Irish name Niamh, which means “bright” or “radiant.” As a Swahili name, Nia means “purpose,” and is used throughout East Africa. Nia may also be a shortened form of the Latin name Antonia, meaning “priceless” or “praiseworthy,” or the Bulgarian name Evgenia, meaning “noble.” With so many impressive meanings, you can’t go wrong with this pretty name! What’s more, Niya’s cross-cultural appeal is sure to help baby make friends wherever they go.

Niya Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Niya is currently #2228 on The Bump
Boy:Niya is currently #1552 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Niya is currently #1250 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Niya is currently #3752 in U.S. births
Girl:Niya is currently #3861 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2022
#3861
in 2022
- 339
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
Not sure you have the perfect name? Search to add more baby names to your My Favorites list.