What does Tia mean?
Tia [tia] as a girls' 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.
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(male) Tiata, Tiate, .. Middle name pairings:
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How popular is Tia?
Tia is a very popular first name for women (#749 out of 4276, Top 17%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#68782 out of 150436, Top 46%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Tia entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its apex position of #261 in the U.S. in 1991, and is at #1187 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Cinthia, Lucretia, Tea, Tiana (#604 in recent rankings), Tianna (#1277), Tiara (#1843), Tiona, Tionna and Tyana are the prominent related forms of Tia (#1187 in recent rankings) appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Tianne, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Tia reached its most widespread in 1995 (average #1175) and has become much lower since, with forms like Tiara becoming less stylish.
Tia▼ is alike in pronunciation to Ta-, Tais, Taya▲, Te-, Thais, Thu, To, Toia and Toya. Other suggested similar names are Gia▲, Kia▼, Lia▲, Mia▲, Nia▲, Pia, Ria, Tina▼, Tisa, Tita, Xia and Zia. These names tend to be less frequently used than Tia.