♀ Name Goya – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Goya

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Goya is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Goya

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

Meaning of Goya

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

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