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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.

Associated with: greek, great.


Mya has 8 variants: Maiah, Maiya, May, Mayah, Miah, Miya, Moia and Moya.

Mya has 4 more related forms via Maia, Maya: Maaja, Maj, Maja and Moja.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Mla, Myah, ..

(male) Me, Myama, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Presented below is the baby name popularity of Mya for girls. Mya entered the list in 1990 and reached its apex position of #98 in the U.S. in 2009, and is at #141 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mya name in U.S.

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

Prominent related forms of Mya (#141 from current records) rated in the Top 2000 are Maya (#74 from current records), Miah (#622), Maia (#626), Miya (#903), May (#1581), Mayah (#1637), Maiya (#1823) and Maja. Adoption of these relations of Mya reached its apex in the year 2006 (adoption of 0.7%) and is almost as conventional today (adoption 0.5%, 23%), but with the form May falling out of fashion. The more fashionable baby names in this compilation are Miah, Miya, Maia, Mya and Maya.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mya, Maia, Maiya, May, Maya in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mayah, Miah, Miya in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mya, Maja, Maya outside U.S.

Similar Names


Mya is alike in pronunciation to Mae, Mai, Maiyah, Maye, Mea, Mei, Meya, Mia and Mo. Other recommended names are Aya, Myka, Myla, Myra and Nya. These names tend to be more frequently used than Mya.