As a form of Yochanan, Yahya is an Islamic name that honors the prophet John the Baptist. A new entry to the US Top 1000 in 2015, it currently ranks Number 186 in Italy and Number 209 in England and Wales.
YahyaAbdul-Aziz Jemus Junkung Jammeh, President of The Gambia
Yahya Khan, 3rd President of Pakistan
Yahya Golmohammadi, Iranian footballer
Yahya bey Dukagjini, Ottoman poet and politician
YahyaHassan, Danish poet and politician of Palestinian descent