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:
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:
- Lynn (lake)
- Rose (rose, a flower)
- Jane (God is gracious)
- Charis (grace, kindness)
- Grace (God's grace)
- Lorraine (famous army)
- Faith (complete trust, devotion)
- Pearl (precious, smooth and round bead)
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.