Yaa name meaning

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in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Yaa

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. 3 people from all over the world agree the name Yaa is of Akan origin and means "Girl born on Thursday".
  2. According to a user from Ghana, the name Yaa is of Akan origin and means "An akan female name meaning a girl born on thursday".
  3. A submission from Oregon, U.S. says the name Yaa means "Girl born on a Thursday" and is of African origin.
  4. 3 submissions from all over the world agree the name Yaa means "Born on Thursday" and is of Akan / African origin.
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International Interest
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  1. The letter ي‎ (y) in the Arabic script.

yaa was also found in the following language(s): Navajo and Yosondúa Mixtec

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yaa

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yaa


Nayaah is a gospel music and urban contemporary gospel singing and songwriter. She was most active from 2013 to present. Nayaah was given the name Nana Yaa in Accra.


Fun Facts about the name Yaa

  • How Popular is the name Yaa? Yaa is the 24,634th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yaa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 251 babies born with the first name Yaa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yaa 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 Yaa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1978 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Yaa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yaa is Thursday, July 29th, 1965.
  • What year had the most people named Yaa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yaa was in 2005 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Random Yaa Factoid: According to the 1979 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yaa is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name in 1979.
  • Weird things about the name Yaa: The name spelled backwards is Aay. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Yaa. How do you pronounce that?
  • Yaa name meaning

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