Araya Name Meaning

Castilianized form of Basque and Catalan Araia, a habitational name from any of various places called Araia, for example in Araba, Basque Country, and Catelló de la Plana, Valencia. Spanish: habitational name from any of the places called Araya, as for example the one in Canary Islands. Japanese: meaning ‘wild valley’ or ‘new valley’; found in eastern Japan and pronounced Aratani in western Japan. Neither version is particularly common.

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List of People with Surname Araya

Based on our public records, there are a total of 1,809 people with the surname Araya. Among these people surnamed Araya, there are approximately 273 distinct names, with an average of 6 people who share the same name. Jose Araya, Juan Araya and Luis Araya are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Araya, with 51, 48 and 46 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that California has the most people surnamed Araya, with a total of 389 people, and there are a total of 165 distinct names among these people. Florida is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Araya, with a total of 286 people and an average of 139 distinct names.