Kaya is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Kaya thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.
Kaya is a name of Native American (Hopi), Japanese and Turkish origin. In Turkey, it is a masculine name and in Japan, it is a name for girls. Besides, Kaya is a Scandinavian variant of the girl’s name Kaja.
Kaya means “my elder sister” in Native American and “rock” in Turkish. Besides, Kaya means “yew” (from Japanese “kaya/榧”), “scent” or “fragrance” (from Japanese “ka/香”) and “fruit” (from Japanese “ka/果”). Additionally, Kaya means “pure” (from Kaja).
Other female variants of the name Kaya are Caia, Caja, Caya, Kaia or Kaja. In Turkey and Japan, Kaya is also a common last name. Anagrams for Kaya are Akay and Yaka.
Popular nicknames for Kaya are Kay, Kayi, Kayo or Ka.
The Jamaican reggae musicians Bob Marley and the Wailers published the album “Kaya” with the title track “Kaya” in 1978. Kaya is a Jamaican slang word for marijuana.
The name Kaya is ranked #1761 overall.
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