Wanya name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Wanya

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from India says the name Wanya is of Hindi origin and means "Goddess of Jungle, Precious gift of God,".
  2. A user from Georgia, U.S. says the name Wanya means "A Precious Gift Of God".
  3. A user from Pennsylvania, U.S. says the name Wanya means "Ruler of Gods".
  4. A submission from Alabama, U.S. says the name Wanya means "Resolute Protecter" and is of African origin.
  5. According to a user from the United Kingdom, the name Wanya means "A flower of Heaven".
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Notable Persons Named Wanya

Notable Persons Named Wanya

Wanya Morris

Wanya Morris is a contemporary r&b, soul music, and new jack swing singing. He plays Vocals. He has been prominent since 1988. Wanya was given the name Wanyá Jermaine Morris on July 29th, 1973.


Fun Facts about the name Wanya

  • How Popular is the name Wanya? Wanya is the 17,214th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Wanya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 481 babies born with the first name Wanya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Wanya to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Wanya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1992 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Wanya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Wanya was in 1996 with a total of 95 babies.
  • Random Wanya Factoid: According to the 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Wanya is not a popular baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in North Carolina have the same name in 1996.
  • Weird things about the name Wanya: The name spelled backwards is Aynaw. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Nwaya. How do you pronounce that?
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