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RATE THIS NAME 4.43

naya

DIMINUTIVE OF:
anna
FORM OF:
aniya
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
afro-asiatic > semitic > central semitic > hebrew
ORIGIN:
hebrew 
NAME ROOT:
CHANNÂH > ḤANNāH
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
CHANNÂH (חַנָּה) ḤANNāH (חַנָּה) ÁNNA (Ἄννα)
MEANING:
The name derives from the Latin form of the Greek name "Ánna (Ἄννα)” from the Hebrew name “Channâh > Ḥannāh”, meaning “graciousness, he was gracious, showed favor”. Hannah, also occasionally transliterated as Channah or Ḥannāh is the wife of Elkanah mentioned in the Books of Samuel. According to the Hebrew Bible, she was the mother of Samuel. Saint Anne was traditionally the name of the mother of the Virgin Mary, which accounts for its wide use and popularity among Christians. The name has also been used for numerous saints and queens. The mid-seventh century King Anna of East Anglia was one such male Anna. Anna is in wide use in countries across the world as are its variants Anne, originally a French version of the name, though in use in English speaking countries for hundreds of years, and Ann, which was originally the English spelling.
KEYWORDS:
BIBLICAL / RELIGION (SAINTS)

Usage

  • englishenglish

Related names

VARIANTS
english
anita, ann, anne, ahna, anissa, keanna, annalynne, annalyn, annalynn, analyn, analynn, anlyn, annelyn, annilyn, anna-lyn, anna-lynn, Hannah, anna
PET & SHORT FORM
english
annie, annette, annika, anneka, nita, aniya, aniyah, nanette, nannie, nanny, anette, Annett, Annet

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
ancient greek
Ánna
arabic
hanan
armenian
ani, anna
basque
ana
belarusian
hanna, anna
bulgarian
ana, anna
catalan
anaïs, aina, anaís, anna
croatian
ana
czech
anna
danish
ann, anne, hanna, annelene, Hannah, anna
dutch
anita, anne, hanna, Hannah, anna
english - african american
quanna
estonian
anne, hanna, anna
faroese
anna
finnish
ann, anne, annaleena, Hannah, Annea, Anea
french
anne
french - provenÇal
anaïs
georgian
ana
german
ann, anne, anissa, hanna, annelene, Hannah, anna
greek
anna
greenlandic
ann, Hannah, anna
hebrew
h'anna, channah, chanah
hungarian - magyar
anyu, anna
icelandic
ann, hanna, anna
indian - hindi
anna
irish
Áine, Hannah, anna
italian
anita, anna
latin
anna
latvian
anita
lithuanian
ona, anikke
macedonian
ana
norwegian
ann, anne, hanna, annalena, annelen, annelene, Hannah, anna, Annea, Anea
old danish
anna
old norse
anna
old swedish
anna
polish
anita, hanna, anna
portuguese
ana
romanian
ana
russian
Ánna, anna
sami - lapps
Ánná, Ánne
scottish
hanna, Hannah, anna
serbian
ana
slovak
anna
slovene
ana
spanish
ana, anaís, anahis
swedish
ann, anne, hanna, aina, annalena, annalen, annelen, annelene, annlen, annlena, Anneleen, Hannah, anna, Annea, Anea
ukrainian
hanna, anna
welsh
hanna, Hannah, anna
yiddish
hena, henda, hene, henye

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

5
Numerological Values:
5

If the chosen name for your baby has a number value of 5, it suggests brilliance, enthusiasm, energy and versatility. These individuals are believed to be adventurous and love their freedom. They like challenges and get bored with routine. They often need several activities to keep their active mind occupied.

Chakra Number:
5: The number of the Throat Chakra "Vishuddha"

The throat chakra is the fifth chakra and its color is blue. It is one the three primary colors. The main energy of blue is communication and it is the color used to soothe the soul. Explore this Divine color in depth, learn what it means and what it represents.

Color meaning:

The color blue is one of trust, honesty and loyalty. It is sincere, reserved and quiet, and doesn't like to make a fuss or draw attention. Blue hates confrontation, and likes to do things in its own way. From a color psychology perspective, blue is reliable and responsible. This color exhibits an inner security and confidence. You can rely on it to take control and do the right thing in difficult times. It has a need for order and direction in its life, including its living and work spaces.

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Notable people and personalities​

Naya Marie Rivera (born 1987) American Actress And Singer