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What does Miah mean?

Miah Pronunciation of 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.


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

Creative forms:
(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)

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

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

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.

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.

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