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.
VariationsKreatif forms: Memiya, Miyame, Miyamy. [more]
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 1999 and reached its top rank of #877 in the U.S. in the year 2013, and is currently at #903. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
The only other popular alternative form of Miya (#903 in 2014) listed in the Top 1000 is Maya (#74 in 2014). These relations of Miya were popular in the year 2007 (adoption of 0.53%) and are almost as common today (adoption 0.51%, ▼3.6%). Maya is the most trendy baby name among these.
Thinking of names?
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 similar baby 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.