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Origin & Meaning

The name Kamya is of African Ugandan origin.

The meaning of Kamya is "male child born after twins".  

It is also of Indian origin, where its meaning is "capable".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 1626  in baby name popularity for girls with 131 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

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


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African names encompass a variety of cultures, religions and languages.

Most people in North Africa are of the Muslim faith and therefore tend to use Muslim, Arabic names when naming their children. Central and South Africa maintain the influence of Western culture and frequently use European names when naming their children.

Traditional African names often reflect the order, time, or season of the child's birth. For example born on a given day or at a certain time, first born or second born. The name may also represent circumstances, for example, born while father was away. It is also common for given names to be vocabulary words from the local language.