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pinWhat does Miya mean?

Miya /miya/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced MEE-yah. It is of Japanese origin, and the meaning of Miya is "temple".

Related girl name: Maya.


Kreatif forms: Memiya, Miyame, Miyamy. [more]

pinHow popular is Miya?

Miya is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a very prominent last name for all people (#58397 out of 150436, Top 39%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Miya for girls. Miya was first listed in 1999 and reached its top rank of #877 in the U.S. in the year 2013, and is currently at #903. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Miya name in U.S.

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

The only other popular alternative form of Miya (#903 in 2014) listed in the Top 1000 is Maya (#74 in 2014). These girl names were at the top of their popularity in the year 2007 (usage of 0.5305%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.5115%, 3.6%). Maya (#74) is the most trendy baby name among these. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Miya and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Miya, Maya in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Miya is alike in pronunciation to Maia, Maiya, Maiyah, May, Mayah, Maye, Mea, Meya, Mia, Miah, Moia, Moya and Mya. Other recommended similar baby names are Liya, Mica, Mika, Mila, Mima, Mina and Mira. These names tend to be more frequently used than Miya.