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Amayah is a unique spelling variation to the more popular Amaya. These Spanish names date back to the late 1800s, coming from several works of fiction. Now, Amayah is a top 1,000 name in America, coming in at number 929.

Meaning of the name Amayah:

Spanish: mother city, the end

Origin of the name Amayah:

Amayah is a variation of the original Amaya. Amaya, however, is said to be an alternative to Amaia. Amaia is a Basque name seen in the novel, “Basques in the 8th Century.” This book came from Francisco Navarro-Villoslada in the 1800s. In the Spanish translation, it automatically became Amaya, introducing the name to the world.

Symbolism of the name Amayah:

Amayah means “mother city” when referring to the name of the mountain town spelled like Amaya. Since Amayah likely is a variation of Amaia, however, it means “the end.”

Style of the name Amayah:


Gender of the name Amayah:

Amayah is a youthful-sounding name for girls.

Pronunciation of the name Amayah:


Number of syllables in the name Amayah:


Emotion evoked from the name Amayah:

Amayah feels young and natural. It is a free-spirited name that is full of joy.

Alternative spellings for the name Amayah:

  • Amaya 
  • Amaia
  • Amaiah
  • Ammaya
  • Ammayah

Nicknames for the name Amayah:

Popularity of the name Amayah:

Amayah became a top 1,000 option in America in 2016 at rank 976. In 2020, it was number 929 overall. The highest Amayah has a record of being, however, is at number 770 in 2019. The original, Amaya, is much more popular as it is number 140 for girls.

Related names for the name Amayah:

Great middle names for Amayah and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Amayah:

  • Amayah Shipley (daughter of “16 and Pregnant” star Karley Shipley)

Amayahs in popular culture:

No fictional characters have the name Amayah.

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