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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.


Miah has 6 variants: Maia, Maiya, Mea, Meya, Miya and Mya.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Moiah, Myah, ..

(male) Mimar, Mimat, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Miah for girls. Miah was first listed in 1996 and reached its apex position of #587 in the U.S. in 2013, and is at #622 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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

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

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 (#1823), Maya (#74), Mea, Mia (#6), Miya (#903) and Mya (#141). Adoption of these forms of Miah was well-received in 2006 (average #730) and is almost as widespread today (#774, down 13.3%). Mia has been the most well-known version, though Miya has become trendy as well.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Miah, Maia, Maiya, Maya, Mea in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mia, Miya, Mya in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maya, Mia, Mya outside U.S.

Similar Names


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.