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Updated January 3, 2024

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Girl name origins & meanings

  • Arabic : Embellishing

Girl name variations

How Popular Is The Name Araya

Family name origins & meanings

  • Castilianized form of Basque and Catalan Araia, a habitational name from any of various places called Araia, for example in Araba, Basque Country, and Catelló de la Plana, Valencia.
  • Spanish : habitational name from any of the places called Araya, as for example the one in Canary Islands.
  • Japanese : meaning ‘wild valley’ or ‘new valley’; found in eastern Japan and pronounced Aratani in western Japan. Neither version is particularly common.

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