Gender / Sex: girl (Kaya's also a boy name)
Meaning: restful place, yew tree, forgiveness; home; stone; willow, wise child; the one with the beautiful body, profile
Sounds Like: Kaye, Kay, Kaeya
Variant forms: Kaia
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 16124
Kaya \ka-ya\ as a girl's name is pronounced KAH-yah. It is of Japanese, Zulu, Turkish, Hopi and Hindi origin, and the meaning of Kaya is "restful place, yew tree, forgiveness; home; stone; willow, wise child; the one with the beautiful body, profile".
Kaya has 1 variant form: Kaia.
Baby names that sound like Kaya are Kaye, Kay and Kaeya.
Kaya is not a popular first name for women but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#16124 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)