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Kya Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Kya is of African origin.

The meaning of Kya is "diamond in the sky".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 1327  in baby name popularity for girls with 176 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

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


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Kya falls into the name categories celestial, gem or mineral.

Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Kya.

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

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Kya in Nautical Flags page.

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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.