Name Goya Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Goya


Goya is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Goya?

Goya is a Spanish diminutive of Gregoria, which is a feminine variant of the ancient Greek masculine name Gregorios / Γρηγόριος.

What does the name Goya mean?

Goya means “alert” and “watchful” (from ancient Greek “grēgoreō/γρηγορέω”). Through folk etymology, Gregorios also became associated with the Latin word “grex” meaning “herd” or “flock”. Therefore, Goya has the meaning “shepherdess”.

Pronunciation of Goya

Popularity of the name Goya

The name Goya is ranked #12022 overall.

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