Gender: Female Meaning of Jaya: "victory" Origin of Jaya: Hindi-Sanskrit

Jaya Origin and Meaning

The name Jaya is a girl's name of Hindi origin meaning "victory".

This exotic name of a Buddhist goddess, a possible alternative to the trendy Maya, was chosen for their daughter by Laura Dern and Ben Harper. Jaya is simple yet unusual, a winning combination, and one of the out-of-the-box goddess names as well as one of the most easily translated Hindi names for girls.

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IrinaNicolaStrong Says:


So incredibly beautiful! I fell in love with this the first time I saw it!

GeckoShamelessRaceMixer Says:


What a lovely sound and great meaning. A good variation on the Maya, Ava, Ada, Jada, and Gemma trends.

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