The name Aya is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "colorful or bird". Aya is ranked #749 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Bird Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".
From the experts:
Simple names have their appeal, but Aya, barely more than a breath, maybe be too simple. It debuted on the US Top 1000 in 2012.
In the entertainment industry, Aya has two international bearers: Aya Korem, an Israeli singer-songwriter, and Aya Liu, a Taiwanese actress. Aya is also a Danish name (a creative spelling of Aja) and is a highly popular choice there.
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