in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- Origin: Scandinavian
- Meaning: Of the Sea or Bitter
- #404 All Time
- #6 in 2014
Pronunciation of Mia
How popular is the name "Mia" in the U.S.?
|Year||Total Babies Born||Girls Born||Boys Born||Ranking|
|2000||3,454||3,449||5||#93 girl name|
|2001||3,921||3,916||5||#76 girl name|
|2002||6,266||6,256||10||#43 girl name|
|2003||7,092||7,080||12||#36 girl name|
|2004||7,411||7,394||17||#30 girl name|
|2005||10,855||10,840||15||#17 girl name|
|2006||12,036||12,018||18||#13 girl name|
|2007||10,931||10,907||24||#15 girl name|
|2008||10,176||10,166||10||#14 girl name|
|2009||11,429||11,410||19||#10 girl name|
|2010||10,635||10,624||11||#10 girl name|
|2011||11,519||11,512||7||#9 girl name|
|2012||12,008||11,998||10||#8 girl name|
|2013||13,127||13,111||16||#6 girl name|
|2014||13,455||13,442||13||#6 girl name|
Want to know about the populiarty of Mia? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 173,788 babies born with the name Mia in the United States. That's more than enough Mias to occupy the country of Sao Tome and Principe with an estimated population of 172,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1933 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Mia" was in 2014 with a total of 13,442 babies. (That's a lot of baby Mias)
According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Mia" ranks #82 in popularity as a baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, 556 babies in California have the same name as you in 2000. Across the entire United States a total of 3,454 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?
Where is the name Mia popular?
The map shows the relative popularity of the name Mia in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!
Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations
Have you been wondering what does the name "Mia" mean? The list below shows the origins of Mia as well as things modernly associated with the name Mia such as celebrities named Mia.
Origin and Meaning of Mia
The name "Mia" is of Scandinavian origin, and it means "Of the Sea or Bitter". It's a name commonly given to girls.
Mia Sara is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1985 to present. Mia was born in 1967 as Mia Sarapochiello in Brooklyn Heights, New York, U.S.
Mia Tyler is a plus-size model and actress. Mia was born in 1978 as Mia Abagale Tallarico in Lebanon, New Hampshire.
M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.
I is for intense, your zest of living.
A is for accord, the harmony you spread.
Your name in reverse order is "Aim". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ima". How do you pronounce that?
Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
Past life for Mia born Apr 11, 1996
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Portugal approximately on 1575. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.
As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.
Name poster for Mia
Here's something for you to ponder on...
Do the Name Game - Acrostic Challenge - This game is very simple to play. All you have to do is think of another name to spell out each letter of your name.