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

The name Jaya is a girl's name of Hindi origin meaning "victory". Jaya and is often added to lists like Mythology Girl Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop Your Favorite: GIRLS!".

From the experts:

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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LimeGecko Says:


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

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