Rya name meaning

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in 2010

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

Origin and Meaning of Rya

User Submitted Origins

Kazakh (Kazakhstan)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from North Dakota, U.S. says the name Rya means "Child of the fountain".
  2. A user from Utah, U.S. says the name Rya means "Paradise".
  3. According to a user from Pennsylvania, U.S., the name Rya means "Little Dragon".
  4. A submission from Mauritius says the name Rya means "Rug".
  5. A user from Colorado, U.S. says the name Rya means "Ray of sunshine".
  6. According to a user from the United Kingdom, the name Rya is of Arabic origin and means "Flag".
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  1. A shag rug made in Sweden

From Swedish rya (“thick cloth”).

  1. A Scandinavian knotted-pile woollen rug, used as bed-cover and tapestry.

rya was also found in the following language(s): Japanese and Rwanda-Rundi

Notable Persons Named Rya

Notable Persons Named Rya

Rya Kihlstedt

Rya Kihlstedt is an actress. She was most active from 1993 to 2001. Rya was born on July 23rd, 1970 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Rya Weickert Zobel

Rya Weickert Zobel is a Senior Judge on the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, Judge on the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and Judge on theU.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts. Rya was born on December 18th, 1931 in Zwickau.


Fun Facts about the name Rya

  • How Popular is the name Rya? Rya is the 10,115th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Rya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,122 babies born with the first name Rya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rya 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 Rya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Rya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rya is Friday, June 8th, 1906.
  • What year had the most people named Rya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rya was in 2014 with a total of 72 babies.
  • Random Rya Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rya is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 8 babies in California have the same name in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Rya: The name spelled backwards is Ayr. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Yar. How do you pronounce that?
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