Amaya Name Meaning & Origin

Amaya

Pronunciation: ah-MIY-ə (key)

Related Names:

Amaia, Amya

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Ama, Maya, May,Mymy

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Spanish/Basque for "a high place"
Japanese for "night rain"
Aymara Culture in South America for “Beloved Daughter”

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Amaya Brecher, from MTV's Real World: Hawaii
Amaya Josephine Hermann (b. 2011), daughter of American actress Mariska Hargitay

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Amaya o los vascos en el siglo VIII (Amaya, or the Basques in the eighth century) is a Romantic historical novel published in 1879 by Francisco Navarro-Villoslada, probably the most famous novel by a Navarrese author. The story is placed during the invasion of Visigothic Spain by the Moors.

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