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Enya

Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Enya mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Enya

User Submitted Origins

Irish
65%
Hindu
9%
Japanese
9%
African American
4%
African
4%
Dutch
4%
English
4%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Utah, U.S. says the name Enya means "Fire".
  2. A user from South Africa says the name Enya is of Irish origin and means "Little fire, fire kernal".
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Wiktionary
  1. A female given name from Irish; the anglicised form of the Irish Eithne.

Notable Persons Named Enya

Notable Persons Named Enya

Enya

Enya is a new-age music, celtic music, pop music, and world music singer-songwriter, musician, and record producer. She plays Piano, Keyboard instrument, Percussion instrument, and Vocals. She holds the title Na Laetha Geal M'Óige". Her ongoing career started in 1980. Enya was given the name Eithne Ní Bhraonáin on May 17th, 1961 in Gweedore, County Donegal, Ireland. Enya is also known as Enya Brennan.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Enya

Notable Persons With the Last Name Enya

Enya

Enya is a new-age music, celtic music, pop music, and world music singer-songwriter, musician, and record producer. She plays Piano, Keyboard instrument, Percussion instrument, and Vocals. She holds the title Na Laetha Geal M'Óige". Her ongoing career started in 1980. Enya was given the name Eithne Ní Bhraonáin on May 17th, 1961 in Gweedore, County Donegal, Ireland. Enya is also known as Enya Brennan.

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Fun Facts about the name Enya

  • How Popular is the name Enya? Enya is the 10,532nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Enya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,055 babies born with the first name Enya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Enya to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Enya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1989 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Enya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Enya is Thursday, May 10th, 1894.
  • What year had the most people named Enya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Enya was in 2002 with a total of 77 babies.
  • Random Enya Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Enya is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 10 babies in California have the same name in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Enya: The name spelled backwards is Ayne. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ayne. How do you pronounce that?
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