Nyah - A very unique female name

  Oct 22,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Nyah, meaning resolve; brilliance", "tenacity, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1996 on position #3987. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Nyah and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Nyah? 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 Nyah. The baby girl name Nyah was given to 131 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1272 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 10,788 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Nyah peaked in popularity 18 years ago in 2001 on position 499.

Famous with this name

Nyah Farier
Nyah Clarke
Nyah Anthony

How would you rate Nyah, 1-5?

Rating: 5/5 (22 people)

Nyah is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Nyah is currently topping the baby name charts in Massachusetts at position #688 - and is the least popular in Georgia at position #1,422.

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 Nyah is where you live.

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Nyah origin and meaning

Nyah is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means resolve; brilliance", "tenacity. To see famous people named Nyah, pop culture references for the name Nyah and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Nyah

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

Naomi / Nina / Nia / Noemi / Nannie / Nona / Nan / Nya / 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.

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Chart position per state (visualized)

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Chart position per state (table view)

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Even more about Nyah

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 Nyah 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 Nyah?

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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Name Nyah
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 10,788
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1996
2012 births +131

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