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Mya

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: Mine
  • #995 All Time
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1k Mea (Italian)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1954 5 5 0
1958 5 5 0
1960 7 7 0
1962 8 8 0
1964 7 7 0
1965 13 13 0
1966 18 18 0
1967 20 20 0
1968 18 18 0
1969 10 10 0
1970 25 25 0
1971 23 23 0
1972 20 20 0
1973 21 21 0
1974 26 26 0
1975 35 35 0
1976 26 26 0
1977 52 52 0
1978 84 84 0
1979 65 65 0
1980 85 85 0
1981 57 57 0
1982 50 50 0
1983 57 57 0
1984 43 43 0
1985 47 47 0
1986 46 46 0
1987 49 49 0
1988 57 57 0
1989 53 53 0
1990 90 90 0
1991 97 97 0
1992 92 92 0
1993 134 134 0
1994 103 103 0
1995 133 133 0
1996 151 151 0
1997 196 196 0
1998 1,284 1,284 0
1999 1,885 1,885 0
2000 1,844 1,839 5
2001 2,189 2,189 0
2002 2,288 2,281 7
2003 2,955 2,950 5
2004 2,905 2,893 12
2005 3,203 3,203 0 #98 girl name
2006 3,354 3,354 0 #102 girl name
2007 3,327 3,320 7
2008 3,335 3,335 0
2009 3,400 3,400 0 #98 girl name
2010 2,996 2,990 6
2011 2,851 2,845 6
2012 2,533 2,533 0
2013 2,690 2,684 6
2014 2,367 2,367 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Mya? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 47,434 babies born with the name Mya in the United States. That's more than enough Myas to occupy the territory of Turks and Caicos Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 44,493 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1954 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Mya" was in 2009 with a total of 3,400 babies. (That's a lot of baby Myas)

According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Mya" ranks #99 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Nevada. Imagine that, 28 babies in Nevada have the same name as you in 2014. Across the entire United States a total of 2,367 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Mya popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Mya 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 "Mya" mean? The list below shows the origins of Mya as well as things modernly associated with the name Mya such as celebrities named Mya.

American

Origin and Meaning of Mya

The name "Mya" is of American origin, and it means "Mine". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Mya Harrison

Mya Harrison is a singer-songwriter, record producer, dancer, and designer specializing in R&B, hip hop, edm, and soul music with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1998 to present. Mya was born in 1979 as Mya Marie Harrison in Washington, D.C., U.S.

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Alternative Meanings

M is for mirth, your laughter.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

Your name in reverse order is "Aym". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "May". 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 Mya born Jan 29, 1989

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 Iran approximately on 1850. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

You had an artistic personality, always transforming ugly into beauty, gray into bright colors. You would find an opportunity of creative self-expression in any situation. 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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