Tehya Name Meaning & Origin
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My first lil` girl the meaning was personal and the name is just
-Tehya is derived from the language of the Pueblo Indian Native American Tribe Zuni, located for hundreds of years on the Zuni River/Little Colorado River in New Mexico and surrounding areas. The word in the Zuni language means "Precious".
In the Yukon in Canada there is a Taya river, pass, and inlet.
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My daughter's name is Tehya. When I heard the name I thought it was so perfect and beautiful. Her middle name is Sien after a friend. It perrfectly suits her Tehya Sien. Years later my father was kayaking the Yukon river and found Taya pass, inlet, and river.
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Variant spelling of Tea.
My parents received a list of Native American names from relatives in California in 1979. Tehya was on that list. It means 'little flower' I believe. We have a cousin (who lives in California who also shares that name).
There is the Taiya inlet in Alaska, as well as, Taya inlet, pass, and river in the Yukon.
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