Chaya: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Chaya

Chaya

Pronunciation: KHIY-ə (key)

Origin of the name Chaya:

Hebrew name meaning "life." The name, Anglicized as Eve, is borne in the Bible by the first woman created by God, the "mother of all the living." Eve was the mother of three sons: Cain, Abel, and Seth.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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In the US, this name is pronounced with a "clearing the throat CH" like you would hear in L'Chaim or Chanukah.

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Chy (pronounced like Ky or Kai), Chayka (Khaykah)/Chayke (Khaykeh).

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Female form of "Chaim". Means life in Hebrew.

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