What does Miya mean?
Miya [miya] as a girls' name is pronounced MEE-yah. It is of Japanese origin, and the meaning of Miya is "temple".
Related girl name: Maya.
(female) Mida, Miyaie, ..
(male) Mine, Mita, ..
How 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. Demographics)
Shown below is the birth name statistics of Miya for girls. Miya was first listed in 1990 and reached its top rank of #877 in the U.S. in the year 2013, and is currently at #966. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with similar and related girl names. The only other popular alternative form of Miya (#966 in 2015) listed in the Top 2000 is Maya (#69 in 2015). These relations of Miya were popular in the year 2006 (adoption of 0.4%) and are almost as common today (adoption 0.3%, ▼23.8%). Maya and Miya are two of the more trendy baby names among these.
Miya▲ is alike in pronunciation to Mae▼, Mai, Maia▲, Maiah, Maiya, Maiyah, May▼, Mayah, Maye▼, Mea, Mei, Meya, Mia▲, Miah▲, Mo, Moia, Moya and Mya. Other recommended names are Aliya, Alya, Amya, Ariya▲, Asya, Daya, Dinya, Haya, Inya, Jaya, Kirya, Leya, Liya, Maida, Maira, Maisa, Maja, Mala, Manya, Mara▲, Marya, Mayra▼, Mdina, Meica, Mela, Mesa, Meyta, Mica, Micah▲, Mika, Mila▲, Milka, Milla, Mim, Mima, Mimma, Min, Mina, Minta▼, Mira▲, Mireya▼, Miri, Mirja, Mirta, Miryam, Misha, Mitra, Mona▼, Moyra, Muna, Myka, Nya, Reya, Silya, Taya▲, Zinya and Zoya. These names tend to be more frequently used than Miya.