What does Gia mean?
Gia /gia/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls is of Italian and Hebrew derivation, and the name Gia means "God is gracious". Gia is a variant transcription of Gianna (Italian, Hebrew): feminine of Gianni and Jane. Compare last name Gee.
How popular is Gia?
Gia is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2213 out of 4276, Top 52%) and also a somewhat popular surname for all people (#112365 out of 150436, Top 75%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Gia for girls. Gia entered the list in 2000 and reached its highest rank of #299 in the U.S. in 2011, and is at #366 presently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Gia and associated names. Prominent variation forms of Gia (#366 a year ago) are Gianna (#95 a year ago) and Giana (#775). Adoption of these girl names reached its apex in the year 2011 (usage of 0.6887%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.588%, down 14.6%). Gia (#366), Gianna (#95) and Giana (#775) are three of the more chic names for newborns here. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Gia▲ is pronounced similarly to Gioia, Gioya and Joia. Other recommended similar baby names are GG, Gae, Gaea, Gai, Gaia, Gaiea, Gay▼, Gila, Gina▼, Gita, Giza, Kia▼, Lia▲, Mia▲, Nia▲, Pia, Ria, Tia▼, Xia and Zia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Gia.