What does Miah mean?
Miah /mi-ah/ as a girls' name is an alternate spelling, with the prefix Mi-, 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.
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)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Miah for girls. Miah was first listed in 2001 and reached its apex position of #587 in the U.S. in 2013, and is at #622 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Miah and affiliated names. Prominent variation forms of Miah (#622 via latest list) are Maia (#626 via latest list), Maiya, Maya (#74), Mia (#6), Miya (#903) and Mya (#141). Usage of these forms of Miah was well-received in 2013 (average #471) and is almost as widespread today (#481, down 1.9%). 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 baby names are Abiah, Adah▼, Adiah, Aidah, Ainah, Alah, Aliah, Amiah, Ariah▲, Asiah, Avah▲, Aviah, Beah, Binah, Dinah▼, Eilah, Elah, Evah, Gilah, Inah, Kiah, Kibah, Kivah, Leah▲, Lidah, 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, Misha, Monah, Morah, Moriah▼, Mykah, Myrah, Myriah, Niah, Nyah▼, Orah, Rinah, Rivah, Simah, Tinah, Unah and Zivah. These names tend to be more commonly used than Miah.