Nya

Nya - A very unique female name



  Jan 21,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Nya, meaning tenacity, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1989 on position #4424. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Nya and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Nya? 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 Nya. The baby girl name Nya was given to 138 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1249 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 10,241 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Nya peaked in popularity 16 years ago in 2001 on position 611.



Famous with this name

Nya Patrinos
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Nya Garner


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Nya is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Nya is currently topping the baby name charts in Indiana at position #703 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,622.

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 Nya is where you live.


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Nya origin and meaning

Nya is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means tenacity. To see famous people named Nya, pop culture references for the name Nya and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Nya

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

Naomi / Nina / Nia / Noemi / Nannie / Nona / Nan / Nyah / Neha / Niya /

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
20121249
20111740
20101486
20091333
20081174
20071052
2006910
2005899
2004761
2003704
2002621
2001611
2000753
1999919
19981262
19971829
19962138
19952358
19944670
19934045
19924659
19894424

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Indiana703
Utah759
Arizona766
Florida788
Michigan850
Illinois899
Washington905
New York951
Maryland992
Georgia1244
Ohio1358
California1427
Texas1622

Even more about Nya


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 Nya 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 Nya?

1 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
2001
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Nya
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 10,241
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1989
2012 births +138

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