Anaya Name Meaning

Basque: from Basque Anaia, from anai ‘brother’ + the definite article (suffixed) -a. In Basque this was used both as a byname and as a personal name. Spanish: habitational name from either of two places called Anaya, in Salamanca and Segovia provinces. The place name is probably of Arabic origin.

List of People with Surname Anaya

Based on our public records, there are a total of 17,944 people with the surname Anaya. Among these people surnamed Anaya, there are approximately 1,026 distinct names, with an average of 17 people who share the same name. Jose Anaya, Jesus Anaya and Carlos Anaya are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Anaya, with 689, 199 and 185 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that California has the most people surnamed Anaya, with a total of 7,643 people, and there are a total of 882 distinct names among these people. Texas is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Anaya, with a total of 2,571 people and an average of 621 distinct names.