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Amaya is a Baby Girl Name

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The name Amaya is a girl's name of Japanese, Basque origin meaning "mother city; the end; night rain". The Spanish form of Amaya is both a given name and a surname, originating from the Spanish mountain and village of Amaya. In this context it means “mother city” or “the capital.” Amaya can also be considered a derivation of Amaia, a Basque name meaning “the end.” In Japan, Amaya is a surname. Actors Mariska Hargitay and Peter Hermann are the parents of a young daughter named Amaya Josephine.

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