There are a few people wondering what the name AYA
As far as I can see, there are a number of origins for the name AYA
In Japanese, it can mean "colourful one" or "beautiful", depending on the character used (Japanese has three scripts)
In Korean, it may come from "loved"Aya
is also a reasonably common Muslim first name.
The verses of the Quran are also sometimes referred to as Aya
In Old German
, it can relate to "sword" or the big rakes that are used on fields by farmers ("eg" in Dutch)
Then there is the meaning of "wisdom", as in Aya Sophia
(the church/mosque in Istanbul)Aya
was also a Sumerian goddess, wife of the sungod Shamash, or UTU.