Meaning and Origin of Amaya - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Amaya

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Japanese : Night rain

Family name origins & meanings:

  • Spanish : habitational name, from the name of a mountain and an ancient city in the province of Burgos, probably derived from Basque amai ‘end’ + the article suffix -a.
  • Japanese : usually written with characters meaning ‘heavenly valley’. It is pronounced Amaya or Amagai in eastern Japan and Amatani in western Japan.

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