What does Mya mean?
Mya /mya/ as a name for girls. Mya's name origin is Greek, and the name Mya means "great; mother". Mya is a variant form, with the suffix -ya, of Maia (Greek): also (Maori) "brave warrior". Mya is also a form of Maya (Spanish, Hindi, Russian): in Spanish, short variant of Amalia.
How popular is Mya?
Mya is an uncommon given name for females. Mya is an equivalently rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Mya for girls. Mya entered the list in 1997 and reached its apex position of #98 in the U.S. in 2009, and is at #141 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Prominent related forms of Mya (#141 from current records) rated in the Top 1000 are Maya (#74 from current records), Miah (#622), Maia (#626), Miya (#903), May, Maiya and Maja. Adoption of these relations of Mya reached its apex in the year 2013 (adoption of 0.34%) and is almost as conventional today (adoption 0.33%, ▼3%), but with the form May becoming less fashionable. Miah, Maya, Maia and Mya are four of the more chic names for newborns in this list.
Mya▲ is alike in pronunciation to Mae▼, Mai▼, Maiyah, Maye▼, Mea, Mei, Meya, Mia▲ and Mo. Other recommended similar baby names are Aya, Myka, Myla▲, Myra▼ and Nya▼. These names tend to be more frequently used than Mya.