Arabic, Turkish, and Persian form of Yochanan

Yahya Origin and Meaning

The name Yahya is a boy's name .

As a form of Yochanan, Yahya is an Islamic name that honors the prophet John the Baptist. A new entry to the US Top 1000 in 2015, it's a widely used choice in Italy and in England and Wales.

# 883 in the US

Yahya Rank in US Top 1000

Yahya Popularity

Famous People Named Yahya

  • Yahya AbdulAziz Jemus Junkung Jammeh, President of The Gambia
  • Yahya Khan3rd President of Pakistan
  • Yahya GolmohammadiIranian footballer
  • Yahya bey DukagjiniOttoman poet and politician
  • Yahya HassanDanish poet and politician of Palestinian descent