Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Night Rain
Main Origin Language: Arabic
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In 2017 the name Amaya...

• was given to 1,709 baby girls
• was the 176th most popular name for baby girls
• was 0% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in New Mexico, Hawaii, and Montana
• was least popular in North Dakota, Vermont, and Maine
• was about as popular as Teagan and Elise
Babies Named Amaya Born Per Year
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Amaya...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2017
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• was not given to any babies in the 1950s
• is 1265% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Riya, Amiya, Isabelle, Carson, Nasir, Dhruv
• has the most opposite popularity history to Margarita, Kathrine, Rebecca, Joseph, Patrick, Phillip
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Amaya Per State
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Geographically the name Amaya...

• 11% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Alina, Leia, Cadence, Uriah, Lionel, Alejandro
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Callie, Willow, Kinsley, Carter, Dawson, Nolan
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Amaya by the Baby Name Institute

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• How similar is the naming popularity of Amaya compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Amaya rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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