Gender: Female Meaning of Taya: "young" Origin of Taya: Japanese

Taya Origin and Meaning

The name Taya is a girl's name of Japanese origin meaning "young".

Taya has recently jumped into the mainstream name pool, perhaps because of kinship with Maya and Kaya. After five years outside the US Top 1000, it reentered in 2015.

Taya Smith is an Australian singer in the band Hillsong United.

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Saya Leetay Says:


Where did the idea come from that Taya means "young" in Japanese? It doesn't.

Taya Says:


It is equal on both. Most people say TAY-a not TI-a but, to me it sound nice in every sounding.

indiefendi2 Says:


This is pretty if people say TAY-a and not tie-a I hope.