Kaya Name Meaning & Origin
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- Nicknames for Kaya
Ky, Ky-Ky, kaya-papaya
- Meanings and history of the name Kaya
A short form of the Hopi name Kakahoya, meaning "my elder little sister." The name implies someone who is wise beyond her years.
It is also a Japanese name meaning "a yew."
In Turkey, Kaya is a very common, traditional boy's name, meaning "rock."
In Indonesian, "kaya" means "wealthy."
In Malasia, "kaya" is a jam made from coconut, eggs and caramel, infused with the fragrance of pandan leaf.
In the indigenous language of Equador (Quechuan), "kaya" means "tomorrow."
In ancient Sanskrit, "kaya" means the physical body or the temperament.
In some languages of India, "kaya" means "skin," but in a way that sounds more beautiful and doesn't translate really well into English (there is a popular Indian cosmetics store/line called Kaya).
- Famous real-life people named Kaya
Kaya Scodelario, English actress and model
- Kaya in song, story & screen
Kaya was the name of Bob Marley and the Wailer's 6th album. It's an amazing name, and the meaning is beautiful.
Kaya is the name of the new Native American "American Girl Doll."
Kaya is a minor character in the film Princess Mononoke.