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Gender: F Meaning of Jaya: "victory" Origin of Jaya: Hindi-Sanskrit

This exotic name of a Buddhist goddess, a possible alternative to the trendy Maya, was chosen for their daughter by Laura Dern and Ben Harper.

Famous People Named Jaya

Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan, famous Bollywood actress
Jaya Kelly, daughter (now son; name changed to Jay) of R&B singer R. Kelly

Pop Culture References for the name Jaya

Was listed as an invented baby name, but is not.
Can also be used as a boy's name - pronounced Jie-ah, not Jay-ah