Yemaya name meaning

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in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Yemaya

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from South Africa, the name Yemaya means "Yaruba goddess of the ocean".
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Fun Facts about the name Yemaya

  • How Popular is the name Yemaya? Yemaya is the 26,229th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yemaya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 223 babies born with the first name Yemaya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yemaya 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 Yemaya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1991 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Yemaya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yemaya was in 2019 with a total of 32 babies.
  • Random Yemaya Factoid: According to the 2018 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yemaya is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name in 2018.
  • Weird things about the name Yemaya: The name spelled backwards is Ayamey. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ymaaey. How do you pronounce that?
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