Aya (Japanese name)

Aya (Japanese name)

Infobox Given Name Revised
name = Aya

pronunciation= Á-yá
gender = Female
meaning = It can have many different meanings depending on the kanji used.
region =
origin = Japanese
related names = Ayako
footnotes =

Aya (あや, アヤ) is a common female Japanese given name.

Possible writings

Aya can be written using different kanji characters and can mean:
*綾, "twill"
*絢, "kimono design"
*彩, "coloring"
*亜矢, "Asia, arrow"
*亜弥, "Asia, all the more"
*亜夜, "Asia, night"The name can also be written in hiragana or katakana.

Real people

;with the given name Aya
*Aya Kawai (彩), a Japanese figure skater
*Aya Hirano (綾), a Japanese voice actress
*Aya Hirayama (あや), a Japanese actress
*Aya Hisakawa (綾), a Japanese voice actress
*Aya Ishiguro (彩), a Japanese singer (former Morning Musume)
*Aya Kamiki (彩矢), a Japanese singer
*Aya Matsuura (亜弥), a Japanese singer
*Aya Sugimoto (彩), a Japanese actress
*Aya Sumika, an American actress
*Aya Ueto (彩), a Japanese actress;with the stage name Aya
*Aya (亜矢), a Japanese singer
*Aya, guitarist of Japanese group Psycho le Cemu

Fictional characters

*Aya Brea, main character in the "Parasite Eve" video games
*Aya Ikeuchi (亜也), a protagonist in the Japanese television drama "1 Litre no Namida"
*Aya Natsume (亜夜), a character in the manga and anime series "Tenjho Tenge"

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