Other Origin(s):Chinese, Persian, Portuguese
Chyna is a girl’s name of American origin. It’s a variant of China, which refers to the country in East Asia. The name is believed to derive from Qin after the Chinese Qin dynasty, which was translated into Persian as Cin before becoming China in Portuguese. After the 16th century, the name China came into common usage in the West. As a given name, Chyna has become a popular spelling in recent years, ranking at 3,189th place in the baby name charts in 2021. In contrast, the more traditional spelling, China, only ranked 13,383rd. Why not choose this name and let the world know that baby is as precious and beautiful as fine china?
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