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What does Tia mean?

Tia Pronunciation of 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.



VARIANTS Thia, Tiana, Tiara

RELATIONS VIA CINTHIA, LAETITIA, LUCRETIA, TIANA Tiahna, Tiane, Tiani, Tianna, Tianne, Tiauna, Tiona, Tionna, Tyana



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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 #1423 presently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Cinthia, Lucretia, Tea, Tiana (#660 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Tianna (#1656), Tiara, Tiona, Tionna and Tyana are the prominent related forms of Tia (#1423) 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 Tianna becoming less stylish.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tia, Cinthia, Lucretia, Tea, Tiana in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tianna, Tiara, Tiona, Tionna, Tyana in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tia, Tiana, Tianna outside U.S.

Similar Names

Tia is alike in pronunciation to Ta-, Tais, Taya, Te-, Thais, Thu, To, Toia and Toya. Other suggested similar-sounding 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.