Zaya

Variation of Zayah, Arabic
"honest; hope"

Zaya Origin and Meaning

The name Zaya is a girl's name meaning "honest; hope".

Zaya, which rhymes with Maya, came to attention as the name of basketball great Dwyane Wade's older daughter, the stepdaughter of actress Gabrielle Union. Zaya is a form of Zayah, for which there are various origins and meanings noted online, from Native American to Hebrew to Aboriginal, but we think the Arabic is most reliable.

Zaya hits the sweet spot of names that are both straightforward and distinctive.

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