Kaliya is a word popularly used among Hindus as a masculine name. The literal meaning of Kaliya (कालिय) is "dark kind of sandal-wood and of time or of death".
Kaliya finds reference in Sushruta (सुश्रुत) where this word refers to a dark kind of sandal-wood. Mention of the Sanskrit name Kaliya is found in Mahadevi Bhagavata in which this word refers to a 1000 headed serpent son of Kasyapa and Kadru who was killed by Krishna. Kaliya, in Hindu traditions, was the name of a poisonous Naga living in the Yamuna River, in Vrindavan.
As you can see from the graph, Kaliya has always been a popular name amongst the people in USA According to the data gathered from social networking sites, this name is not quite popular. Here it is used by 24 people as the name of their children.
The Hindu baby name Kaliya is short and unique. Kaliya has a ok meaning attached to it. Kaliya also has a great sort of mythological significance attached to it.
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