Sanskrit name Kanya (Sanskrit: Kanya) literally means daughter or girl.
Sanskrit name Kanya refers to girl child or daughter. Kanya is also Hindi name for the zodiac sign Virgo. According to Mahabharata Kanya is a another name of Goddess Durga. Meaning of Kanya is a younger person or damsel. It denotes profess to be one's daughter. Kanya also refers to a beautiful bird named Pigeon. Kanya is name of a tuberous plant growing in कश्मीर.
As it is shown in the chart, the name Kanya is used as baby names in USA from the year 1972. On an average this name is used by 10 people per year in the USA. But this name became very popular from the year 2000 to 2010. After that period this name started to declined in popularity.
In our opinion Kanya is a very special name. It has unique meaning attached to it.
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