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What does the name "Mia" mean?

Mia (Scandinavian): Of the Sea or Bitter

The name "Mia" is of Scandinavian origin and it means "Of the Sea or Bitter". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 30 other names that are similar to this one.

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

I is for interest, you show in others.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

Your name in reverse order is "Aim". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Mai". 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.

How popular is the name "Mia" in the U.S.?



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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 first appeared 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 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Mia" ranks #26 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Utah. Imagine that, 115 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 2008. Across the entire United States a total of 10,176 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 east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Mia

Mia Farrow

Mia Farrow is an actress and activist with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1964 to present. Mia was born in 1945 as Maria de Lourdes Villiers Farrow in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Mia Sara

Mia Sara is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1985 to present. Mia was born in 1967 as Mia Sarapochiello in Brooklyn Heights, New York, U.S.

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Mia Kirshner

Mia Kirshner is an actress, activist, and writer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1989 to present. Mia was born in 1976 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Mia Hamm

Mia Hamm is a football biography. Mia was born in 1972 in Selma, Alabama, United States.

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Mia Tyler

Mia Tyler is a plus-size model and actress. Mia was born in 1978 as Mia Abagale Tallarico in Lebanon, New Hampshire.

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Mia Maestro

Mia Maestro is an actress and singer-songwriter with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1 to present. Mia was born in 1978 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Past life for Mia born Sep 23, 2006

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Hungary approximately on 800. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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