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Meaning of Nyiah

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The name Nyiah has the following meaning:

"Resembling an antelope" in African. Also thought to be of Ethiopian origin meaning "mountain goat". The type of name given to an exotic beauty in a 1940s movie.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.


As a baby girl name, Nyiah is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

There are no available USA popularity statistics for the name Nyiah for the past 100 years. However, the following chart shows the popularity ranking for the name Nyala, of which the name Nyiah is a variant.
USA baby name statistics


The name Nyiah is very likely a(n) African variant of the name Nyala.

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You might also like to see the other variants of the name Nyala.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Nyiah and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Nyiah: Boys - Amare, Dakarai, Daktari, Daniachew, Danso, Demissie, Diallo, Diji, Donkor, Dume, Jabari, Girls - Anaya, Anika, Ashanti, Ayana, Ayanna, Dada, Dayo, Deka, Delu, Kya, Latasha, Both genders - Damisi, Kamari, Makena, Nalo


The name Nyiah is a variant of Nyala. Other popular variants of the name Nyala are: Nialea, Nialeah, Nialia, Nialiah, Niia, Niiah, Nyahlah, Nyalah, Nyalla, Nyallah (African), Nyiah, Nyya, Nyyah, Nyyalah, Nyyalla, Nyyallah, Nyyia


We think the name Nyiah should fall under the following style category: African-American.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Nyiah to be: graceful and elegant

In one word, you might describe Nyiah as a(n) "graceful" person.

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