Ancient Sanskrit word Japya (Sanskrit जप्य) literally means relating to a muttered prayer.
Manu Smrti (मनु स्मृति), Yajjavalkya and Mahabharata have used Japya (जप्य) in their works to refer a muttered prayer.
God Ganesha is referred to Japya as he gets worshipped first everywhere, While worshiping by Japa or mantra the first word is Lord Ganesha.
The name Japya is not popular in USA as indicated by the absence of the chart. Japya is hard to pronounce for non Indians, might be that is why Japya is not popular in the USA. Japya is not a popular name in India. Japya is adopted by only handful of people (rarely used) in India as the name of their kids.
As far as we can tell, Japya is rare name. If you are looking for name with good meaning, then Japya is a good option. Name Japya also have Sanskrit significance.
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