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What does Media mean?

Media Pronunciation of Media [me-dia] as a girls' name has its root in Greek, and the meaning of the name Media is "ruling". Media is a variant form of Medea (Greek).

Associated with: greek.


Media has 1 variant: Medeia.

3 more different relations via Medea: Madora, Medora and Medorah.

Creative forms:
(female) Madia, Midia, ..

(male) Meki, ..

Middle name pairings:
Media Precious (M.P.), ..

How popular is Media?

Media is an uncommon first name for females but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#79115 out of 150436, Top 53%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Media reached its top rank of #963 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not listed currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Media name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Media outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Medora and Madora are the prominent alternative forms of Media listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Medorah, are uncommon. These relations of Media were favored as birth names during 1880-1889 (adoption of 0.01%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Media, Madora, Medora in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Media and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Media is alike in pronunciation to Mada, Maddie, Maddy, Mady, Maida, Maidie, Maudie, Mayda, Meda and Medie. Other recommended names are Belia, Betia, Celia, Ceria, Decia, Delia, Demia, Denia, Fredia, Genia, Hadia, Hedia, Helia, India, Kadia, Kenia, Kezia, Lecia, Leia, Lesia, Lexia, Lydia, Madina, Madra, Madzia, Maia, Maria, Mdina, Mecca, Medina, Meeca, Meelia, Meena, Meera, Mei, Meica, Meira, Mekea, Mela, Melia, Melina, Melisa, Melita, Meliza, Melodia, Melva, Melya, Mena, Mera, Merial, Meris, Merna, Mesa, Meta, Meyta, Mia, Moia, Moria, Nelia, Nidia, Nydia, Sadia, Tesia, Xenia and Zenia. These names tend to be more commonly used than Media.