Meaning and Origin of: Moya

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Hebrew : Bitter; rebellion

Family name origins & meanings

  • Spanish : habitational name from Moya, in Cuenca, or from places so named Valencia, Lugo, and the Canaries.
  • Catalan (Moyà) : variant spelling of the habitational name from Moià in Barcelona province, named in Late Latin as Modianus ‘(estate) of Modius’ (a personal name derived from Latin modus ‘measure’).