What does Miah mean?
Miah /mi-ah/ [2 sylls.] 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. Census)
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 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Miah and affiliated names. Prominent variation forms of Miah (#622 a year ago) are Maia (#626 a year ago), Maiya, Maya (#74), Mia (#6), Miya (#903) and Mya (#141). Usage of these girl names reached its most widespread in 2013 (usage of 0.5283%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.5183%, down 1.9%). The more fashionable birth names here are Maia (#626), Maya (#74), Mia (#6), Miah (#622) and Mya (#141). (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Miah▲ is pronounced similarly to Mae▼, Mai▼, Maiah, Maiyah, May▼, Mayah and Moia. Other suggested similar baby names are Kiah, Micah▼, Mirah and Niah. These names tend to be more commonly used than Miah.