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Arya Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Arya is of Persian origin.

The meaning of Arya is "aryan".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 216  in baby name popularity for girls with 1544 occurrences.  It ranked 1795 in popular baby names for boys with 82 occurrences. 

View the Arya Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Arya has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Arya to other names.


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Would you like to fingerspell the name Arya in American Sign Language?

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Be creative with the name Arya.

Just for fun, see the name Arya in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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