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Gender: Female Meaning of Nya: "tenacity" Origin of Nya: African

The name Nya is a girl's name of African origin meaning "tenacity". Nya and is often added to user-created lists like Short, Vowel-Heavy Girls Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name Association Game".

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A relatively new name on the scene, increasing in popularity since 1999.

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Famous People Named Nya

Nya Lee, American singer and reality TV personality ("Love & Hip-Hop")

Pop Culture References for the name Nya

Nya is a character on the TV series "NinjaGo: Masters of Spinjitzu."
Nya is the Japanese sound effect for "meow."
Nya, character in the movie "Annihilation Earth."

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