What does Miah mean?
Miah [mi-ah] as a girls' name is an alternate spelling of Maya (Spanish, Hindi, Russian): in Spanish, short variation of Amalia. Miah is also a derivative of Mia (Israeli, Latin, Scandinavian): in Latin and Scandinavian.
(female) Milah, Mimar, ..
(male) Mimar, Mimat, .. Middle name pairings:
Miah Mara (M.M.), ..
How popular is Miah?
Miah is a rare given name for females but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#19136 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Miah was first listed in 1996 and reached its apex position of #587 in the U.S. in 2013, and is at #615 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Miah (#615 via latest list) are Maia (#556 via latest list), Maiya (#1537), Maya (#69), Mea, Mia (#6), Miya (#966) and Mya (#146). Adoption of these forms of Miah was well-received in 2006 (average #730) and is almost as widespread today (#736, down 14.7%). Mia has been the most well-known version, though Maya has become trendy as well.
Miah▲ is pronounced similarly to Mae▼, Mai, Maiah, Maiyah, May▼, Mayah, Maye▼, Mei, Mo, Moia and Moya. Other suggested similar names are Abiah, Adah▼, Adiah, Aidah, Ainah, Alah, Aliah▲, Amiah, Ariah▲, Avah▲, Aviah, Beah, Binah, Dinah, Eilah, Elah, Evah, Gilah, Inah, Kiah, Kibah, Kivah, Lilah▲, Linah, Mab, Mag, Maj, Mal, Marah, Mariah, Mat, Max, Mead, Merah, Mica, Micah▲, Mical, Michi, Mika, Mike, Miki, Mila▲, Milcah, Mim, Mima, Mimi, Min, Mina, Mira▲, Mirah, Miran, Miri, Monah, Morah, Moriah, Mykah, Myrah, Myriah, Niah, Nyah▼, Orah, Rivah, Tinah and Unah. These names tend to be more commonly used than Miah.See names in meaning and etymology.