Meaning and name origin
Mia \mia\ as a girl's name is pronounced MEE-ah. It is of Israeli, Latin and Scandinavian origin. In Israeli, feminine short form of Michal. In Latin and Scandinavian, a short form of Maria. Made famous by actress Mia Farrow. Soccer player Mia Hamm, model Mia Tyler.
Mia is a very popular first name for females (#743 out of 4276, Top 17%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Mia for girls. Mia reached its highest rank of #6 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Mia and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Mia (#6), Maria (#115), Mary (#120), Michelle (#187), Nia (#487) and Miah (#622). (2014 statistics).
Mia▲ is also pronounced similarly to Mae▼, Mai▼, Maia, Maiah, Maiya, May▼, Maya▲, Mei, Miya, Mo, Moia, Moya and Mya▲. Other suggested similar baby names are Gia▲, Kia▼, Lia▲, Mica, Mika, Mila▲, Mim, Mima, Min, Mina▼, Mira▲, Pia, Ria, Tia▼, Xia and Zia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mia.