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Gender Masculine
Usage Japanese
Scripts 綾也, 綾夜, 綾野, 亮哉, 亮也, 亮弥, 僚哉, 僚弥, 凌哉, 凌也, 凌夜, 凌弥, 涼哉, 涼也, 涼夜, 涼弥, 涼矢, 稜也, 稜夜, 良允, 良哉, 良也, 良夜, 良弥, 諒哉, 諒也, 諒夜, 諒弥, 遼哉, 遼也, 遼弥, 嶺夜, 怜哉, 怜也, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced Pron. ṘYO:-YAH  [key]
Other Forms FormsRyōya, Ryoya

Meaning & History

From Japanese 綾 (ryou) meaning "design, figured cloth, twill", 亮 (ryou) meaning "clear, help", 僚 (ryou) meaning "colleague, official, companion", 涼 (ryou) meaning "cool, refreshing", 稜 (ryou) meaning "angle, edge, corner, power, majesty", 良 (ryou) meaning "good", 諒 (ryou) meaning "reality", 遼 (ryou) meaning "distant", 嶺 (ryou) meaning "peak, summit" or 怜 (ryou) meaning "wise" combined with 也 (ya) meaning "also", 夜 (ya) meaning "night", 野 (ya) meaning "area, field", 哉 (ya), an exclamation, 弥 (ya) meaning "all the more, increasingly", 矢 (ya) meaning "dart, arrow" or 允 (ya) meaning "license, sincerity, permit". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Famous bearers are Ryoya Ogawa, a Japanese football player and Ryoya Ueda, a Japanese football player.
Added 1/27/2017 by cutenose
Edited 7/6/2017 by cutenose