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.
Tia is a very popular first name for women (#749 out of 4276, Top 17%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Tia for girls. Tia entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its apex position of #261 in the U.S. in 1991, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Cinthia, Lucretia, Tea, Tiana (#554 in 2014), Tianna and Tiara are the prominent related forms of Tia appearing in the Top 1000. Usage of these girl names reached its most widespread in 1998 and has become much lower since, with the forms Lucretia, Tea, Tia, Tianna and Tiara becoming somewhat outmoded. Tiana (#554) is the most fashionable birth name in this list. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Tia and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Tia▼ is alike in pronunciation 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 frequently used than Tia.