Meaning and name origin
Tia \tia\ as a girl's name is pronounced TEE-ah. It is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of Tia is "aunt". Short form of Cinthia (Spanish), also a short form of names like Tiana, Laetitia and Lucretia. See also Tea. Actresses Tia Carrere; twin actresses Tia and Tamera Mowry.
Tia is a very popular first name for females (#749 out of 4276, Top 17%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Tia for girls. Tia reached its highest rank of #261 in the U.S. in 1991. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Tia and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Tiana (#554), Cinthia, Tiara, Lucretia, Tea and Tia. (2014 statistics).
Tia is also pronounced similarly to Ta-, Tais, Taya, Te-, Thu, To, Toia and Toya. Other suggested similar baby names are Gia, Kia, Lia, Mia, Nia, Pia, Ria, Thea, Theia, Tina, Tisa, Tita, Xia and Zia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tia.