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

The name Taya is a girl's name of Japanese origin meaning "young". Taya and is often added to user-created lists like Short, Vowel-Heavy Girls Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Sibset makeover game! B/G pairs".

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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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Famous People Named Taya

Taya Parker, American model, actress, singer and reality TV personality ("Rock of Love Bus")
Taya Smith, Australian singer of Christian band Hillsong United
Taya Thurman, half-sister of actress Uma Thurman
Taya Renae Kyle, American author and activist; widow of "American Sniper" Chris Kyle

Pop Culture References for the name Taya

Can be pronounced like Thea.