Chaya

Chaya - A very unique female name



  Aug 17,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Chaya, meaning life, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1947 on position #1930. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Chaya and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Chaya? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Chaya. The baby girl name Chaya was given to 362 baby girls in 2012, ranking #688 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 3,904 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Chaya peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 688.



Famous with this name

Annelise Chaya
Chaya Films
Chaya Feiner


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Chaya is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Chaya is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #73 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,507.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Chaya is where you live.


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Chaya origin and meaning

Chaya is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means life. To see famous people named Chaya, pop culture references for the name Chaya and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Chaya

We've found the following names that sound similar to Chaya, sorted by popularity.

Casey / Cassie / Casie / Chase / Cassi / Chiyoko / Cesia / Cassey / Cassy / Chaka /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012688
2011691
2010724
2009709
2008728
2007719
2006741
2005705
2004756
2003757
2002695
2001758
2000739
1999787
1998907
1997839
1996835
1995833
1994840
1993793
1992868
1991775
1990826
1989781
1988796
1987937
1986911
1985961
1984876
1983876
1982890
1981834
19801069
19791079
19781055
19771052
19761062
1975950
19741018
19731139
19721151
19711271
19701387
19691384
19681434
19671351
19661743
19651622
19641608
19631319
19621301
19611505
19601638
19591352
19581356
19571567
19561361
19551312
19541380
19531432
19521424
19511633
19501605
19491583
19471930

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York73
New Jersey94
Maryland493
Pennsylvania919
Illinois1195
Florida1316
Ohio1461
California1507

Even more about Chaya


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Chaya a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Chaya?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Chaya
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 3,904
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1947
2012 births +362

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