Nya Name Meaning & Origin

Nya

Pronunciation: NIY-ə, NEE-ə (key)

Nia's like a compact SUV or a shot of espresso. It's a trim little burst of personality, perfectly suited to the moment. It has two independent origins, from a Swahili word meaning "goal" and from the Welsh form of the name Niamh.

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Nia, Naya

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My sister has a friend named Nya. I think it's a really nice name. Although, I have seen people confuse it with Maya which would get on my nerves. Otherwise, I think it's a cool name to have.

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From the Old Norse nýr, meaning "new, young."
Pronounced: NEE-ah

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Nya, from Cartoon Networks Lego Ninjago series.

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