What does Mya mean?
Mya \m-ya\ as a name for girls. Mya's name origins are Greek, Spanish, Hindi and Russian, and the name Mya means "great; mother". Mya is a variant of Maia (Greek): also (Maori) "brave warrior". Mya is also a form of Maya (Spanish, Hindi, Russian): in Spanish, short form of Amalia.
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 the previous year) rated in the Top 1000 are Maya (#74 the previous year), Miah (#622), Maia (#626), Miya (#903), May, Maiya and Maja. Adoption of these girl names reached its apex in the year 2013 (usage of 0.338%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.3293%, down 2.6%), but with the form May becoming less fashionable. Miah (#622), Maya (#74), Maia (#626) and Mya (#141) are four of the more chic names for newborns in this list. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Mya and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Mya is alike in pronunciation to Mae▼, Mai▼, 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.