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174k
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since 1880

Mia

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Scandinavian
  • Meaning: Of the Sea or Bitter
  • #404 All Time
  • #6 in 2014
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Boys

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1933660
1940550
1942770
1943880
1944990
1945880
194613130
194714140
194818180
194923230
195020200
195128280
195231310
195331310
195446460
195542420
195639390
195740400
195833330
195951510
196052520
196148480
196285850
19631041040
19643003000
19651,0541,0540
19667207200
19677387380
19686826820
19694614610
19704874870
19714824820
19724154150
19733493490
19743903900
19753673670
19763553550
19774454450
19785335258
19796066015
19806856805
19817187180
19825485480
19834694690
19844524520
19854984980
19864914910
19875495445
19886206200
198967465816
19907807800
19917797790
19928218210
19938007946
19948598590
19951,1011,1010
19961,6891,6890
19972,4932,4930
19982,5662,5660
19992,7362,7360
20003,4543,4495#93 girl name
20013,9213,9165#76 girl name
20026,2666,25610#43 girl name
20037,0927,08012#36 girl name
20047,4117,39417#30 girl name
200510,85510,84015#17 girl name
200612,03612,01818#13 girl name
200710,93110,90724#15 girl name
200810,17610,16610#14 girl name
200911,42911,41019#10 girl name
201010,63510,62411#10 girl name
201111,51911,5127#9 girl name
201212,00811,99810#8 girl name
201313,12713,11116#6 girl name
201413,45513,44213#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 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 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Mia" ranks #67 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Maine. Imagine that, 20 babies in Maine have the same name as you in 2003. Across the entire United States a total of 7,092 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 melody, the song of life.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

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.

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 region near the Rockies? 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 her 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 her 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 her 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 Jun 12, 1935

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 Korea approximately on 1450. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

Name poster for Mia

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