Meaning and name origin
Mya \m-ya\ as a girl's name is of Greek, Spanish, Hindi and Russian origin, and the meaning of Mya is "great; mother". Mya is a variant of Maia (Greek): also (Maori) "brave warrior". Also a variant of Maya (Spanish, Hindi, Russian): in Spanish, short form of Amalia.
Mya is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Mya for girls. Mya reached its highest rank of #98 in the U.S. in 2009. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Mya and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Maya (#74), Mya (#141), Miah (#622), Maia (#626), Miya (#903), May and Maiya. (2014 statistics).
Mya▲ is also pronounced similarly to Mae▼, Mai▼, Maye▼, Mea, Mei, Meya, Mia▲ and Mo. Other suggested similar baby names are Aya, Myka, Myla▲, Myra▼ and Nya▼. These names tend to be more commonly used than Mya.