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Gender: Female Meaning of Amaia: "high place or end" Origin of Amaia: Spanish or Basque

The name Amaia is a girl's name meaning "high place or end". Amaia and is often added to lists like Cool Girl Names From Around the World and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

This pretty and uncommon Basque name is all but unheard of in this country. Amaya is a spelling variation as well as a similar Japanese name meaning "night rain." With the newfound popularity of Amara and Amora, Amaia and Amaya are among the Spanish names for girls we'll be hearing a lot more of in the US.

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Famous People Named Amaia

Amaia Montero, Basque lead singer of band La Oreja de Van Gogh
Amaia Salamanca, Spanish actress
Amaia Olabarrieta, Basque footballer
Amaia Hosny, daughter of Egyptian singer Tamer Hosny & Basma Bousel
Mila Rose Amaia Mitchell (b. 2009), daughter of actor Benjamin Mitchell

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