Mia Name Information

Gender 👩 Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \mee-uh\
Number in U.S 👶 242,000
Rate in 2021 16
Numerology 🔢 5
Name origin 🌍 Scandinavian

Mia Name Meaning

Mia's name means "The chosen one", "the one loved by God". It is a diminutive of the female name Maria, so it is a name closely related to the aspects written in the Bible.

Mia Name Origin and History

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Additional description of the name Mia

Mia is a female given a name of Hebrew origin. As we have said, it is a diminutive of Maria, so to understand its history, we must go to the origin of the name Maria. Although many think that this name arose with the Virgin Mary (mother of Jesus Christ), many consider that the etymology of Maria comes from the Hebrew name Myriam, a female name attested in the biblical book of Exodus as the name of Aaron and Moises' sister.

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The popularity of the name Mia

The name “ Mia “ is not a very common popular baby name in New Jersey-based on the data given by reliable American resources in the year ۱۹۹۸ in the United States of America. For instance, imagine that about ۵ newborn babies were given the name “ Mia “ in the year ۱۹۹۸ in the United States of America. A total of ۲ thousand babies also bear the same first name during the year ۱۹۹۸ in the united states of America in the year ۱۹۹۸.

From the year ۱۹۰۰, the highest recorded use of the name is related to the year ۲۰۱۵ with a total of ۱۴ thousand newborn babies. The name “ Mia “ was recorded ۲۲۹۰۰۰ times in the SSA public database. The name “ Mia “ first appeared in the year ۱۹۹۳, at that time about ۶ newborn baby girls and boys were given the name “ Mia “.

This name became a popular one in ۲۰۰۰ with a rank of ۹۳ nationwide and was registered ۳ thousand times as a baby’s name. Also the name “ Mia “ became a common one in the state of Arizona in the year ۲۰۰۶. This name ranked ۱ with ۵۰۰ newborn babies in the year ۲۰۱۵ in the state of California with ۲۰۰۰ newborn baby girls. This name is a consistent top-ranking name in the state of the District of Columbia for nearly ۲۹ consecutive years.

The name has since come to be linked to the Italian word mia which means mine, and is also recognized as a derivation from the Slavic word Mila, meaning dear or darling. The name is derived from Maria but has passed Matia in popularity. the first start using of this name was in the ۱۹۶۰s and gained in popularity throughout the ۱۹۹۰s and ۲۰۰۰s.


The personality of the name Mia

Here we have the letter analysis of the name Mia

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving

I is for ideas, no higher

A is for able, for you surely are

The name “ Mia “ can be picked as a nickname itself. For instance, if you are searching for a possible nickname for the name “ Mia “, you can select the reversed form of that name. The reversed form of the name “ Mia “ can be “ Aim “. This form is related to the main form and it is also a possible choice for you in the name selection process. The true meaning of the name “ Mia “ might not be described in just a few sentences and words.


Famous people named Mia

Mia Brownell who is an American artist

Mia Davies who is an Australian politician

Mia Hagman who is a Finnish swimmer

Mia May is an Australian actress

Diminutives and variations of the name Mia
Being such a short name, only ۳ letters long, it has no known diminutives.
Swedish: Maja, Majken, My, Norwegian: Maiken, Maja, Danish: Maiken, Maja, Majken, Dutch: Maaike, Marieke, Marielle, Mariette, Marijke, Marike, Mariska, Marita, Meike, Mieke, Miep, Mies, Ria, German: Maja, Mareike, Mariele, Marita, Meike, Mitzi, Ria

The name Mia in other languages
Mia has no translation to other languages since in any language it is pronounced and written in the same way. In Spanish, the only difference that we can find is the tilde, since both in Spain and South American countries, it can be found written with a tilde in the "i" as the possessive determiner "Mia".

Saint's Day of Mia
As it is a diminutive of the name Maria, we find several dates for the saint's day of the name Mia:

Numerology of the name Mia
According to numerology, the number associated with the name of Mia is ۵.

Similar names to the name Mia

Madison, Mattew, Miya, and Maya



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04/27/2023 22:00:10

My name is Mia and i love that name. Mia Grace sounds the best out of the names you have picked, but my middle name is Jade, and i thing that also sounds really nice with Mia. The only problem is that i get called Miya alot by my teachers. Apart from that, i really like my name.

12/15/2022 12:05:00

i have a daughter and i named her Mia Juliet. I get alot of compliments on her name. she is 9 months and I see how they say the name means rebellion haha she is!

12/18/2021 04:28:30

My daughter's name is Mia Vivianna. She will be 7 this year, she loves both her first and middle names. Mia means 'My' and Vivianna (a variant of the name Vivien) was Merlin's enchantress in Malory's, Le Morte d'Arthur. Mia is very much, my enchantress.

08/31/2021 01:44:42

my papa named me kamia rose.but my siblings prefers calling me 'mia' or 'mia rose'.while some of my closest friends calls me 'miaka'. that's how interesting my name is. it evolves. hihi..


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Frequently asked questions

*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Mia?
The origin of the name Mia is Scandinavian.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Mia?
*️⃣ How many people are named Mia?
Almost 242000 people are named Mia.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Mia?
The names of Marley, Marlee, Marlo, Mariela, Mariel