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Chaya

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Gender: Female Pronunciation: KH-EYE-ah Meaning of Chaya: "life" Origin of Chaya: Hebrew, feminine version of Chayyim meaning "life" Chaya's Popularity in 2018: #640

The name Chaya is a girl's name of Hebrew, Yiddish origin meaning "life". Chaya is ranked #640 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Girl Names That Mean Life and discussed in our forums with posts like "20 Questions Name Tag".

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A life-affirming choice—just beware pronunciation issues among the goyim in your neighborhood.

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Pop Culture References for the name Chaya

Chaylee, Chaike, Chayra, Chayka, Chaylea, Chaylah, Chaye, Chayla, Chaylene

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Comments

snowsbeloved Says:

2017-08-02T10:48:08

Still crazy about this name...15 or so years later. Not Jewish but I'll always love this name.

rie Says:

2015-03-05T10:02:04

Oh, thanks. :)

Cayleen Says:

2015-03-03T21:10:36

It's my hebrew first name. My full hebrew name is Chaya Malka (queen of life)

clairels Says:

2015-03-03T20:45:02

Neither. It's Hebrew, so it's pronounced Hhhai-uh, like Hhhanukkah.

Myosotis Says:

2015-03-02T21:21:59

The girl I know called Chaya says Chai-uh.

rie Says:

2015-03-02T20:23:27

How is this pronounced, Chay-uh or Chai-uh?