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Amaya Name Meaning and Origin

Amaya Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Night rain, high place

Name Origin


Amaya is a name with dual origins. In Japanese, it means 'night rain,' evoking a sense of tranquility and beauty. In Basque, it means 'high place,' symbolizing elevation and prominence.

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Amaya Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Amaya is easy to pronounce with a smooth flow of sounds, making it pleasant to the ears.

Name Melody Rating:

The name has a balanced rhythm with two syllables that complement each other well.

Famous People Named Amaya

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● Amaya Salamanca

Amaya Salamanca is a Spanish actress known for her roles in TV series like 'Grand Hotel' and 'Velvet'. She has garnered acclaim for her talent and beauty.

● Amaya Valdemoro

Amaya Valdemoro is a retired Spanish basketball player who represented her country in multiple Olympic Games and World Championships. She is a respected figure in the world of sports.

Amaya Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Amaya

The name Amaya does not bring to mind any negative characters or cultural symbols. It is generally viewed in a positive light, associated with nature and elevation.

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