Popularity:3735
Origin:Swahili
Meaning:Purpose; Tenacity
Nya is a beautiful given name for baby girls. Of Swahili origin, Nia means "purpose" and "tenacity," two essential traits for powerful little ladies who plan on making their mark on the world! Nya also spelled Nia, has Welsh and Irish roots, too, with the diminutive Niamh a popular choice on the Emerald Isle. As well as pointing to your child's ambition and determination, Nya also symbolizes "brightness" and "radiance" in a Gaelic context. Nya not only sounds lovely, but it also looks pretty on the page. It is eyecatching and succinct, with a trendy "y" spelling that is bound to appeal to a modern parent.
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