Arya - girls name

Arya name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 97%

Arya name meaning:

The name Arya is of Persian origin and holds various meanings across different cultures. In Persian, Arya means "noble" or "honorable". It is also a Sanskrit word with a different meaning, referring to a noble person or one who is righteous and honorable. In Hinduism, Arya is associated with the ancient Indo-Aryan civilization and is used to describe someone of noble birth or high status.

The name Arya gained significant popularity in recent years due to its association with the character Arya Stark from the popular television series, "Game of Thrones". Arya Stark is a strong, independent, and fearless character, which has contributed to the name's appeal among parents.

Choosing the name Arya for a boy signifies the desire for noble qualities and a sense of honor. It reflects the hope that the child will grow up to be an honorable and righteous individual. It carries a sense of strength, determination, and courage, inspired by the character Arya Stark. Overall, the name Arya for a boy embodies noble virtues and the aspiration for greatness.

Origin: Indian


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Overall UK ranking: 151 out of 5581

344 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (174)

Historical popularity of Arya

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