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Popularity
47k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Mya

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

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1954550
1958550
1960770
1962880
1964770
196513130
196618180
196720200
196818180
196910100
197025250
197123230
197220200
197321210
197426260
197535350
197626260
197752520
197884840
197965650
198085850
198157570
198250500
198357570
198443430
198547470
198646460
198749490
198857570
198953530
199090900
199197970
199292920
19931341340
19941031030
19951331330
19961511510
19971961960
19981,2841,2840
19991,8851,8850
20001,8441,8395
20012,1892,1890
20022,2882,2817
20032,9552,9505
20042,9052,89312
20053,2033,2030#98 girl name
20063,3543,3540#102 girl name
20073,3273,3207
20083,3353,3350
20093,4003,4000#98 girl name
20102,9962,9906
20112,8512,8456
20122,5332,5330
20132,6902,6846
20142,3672,3670

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 first appeared 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 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Mya" ranks #95 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Washington. Imagine that, 77 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 2008. Across the entire United States a total of 3,335 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 "Mya" mean?

Mya (American): Mine

The name "Mya" is of American origin and it means "Mine". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 10 other names that are similar to this one.

M is for mirth, your laughter.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

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.

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!

Celebrities named Mya

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.

Popularity:

Past life for Mya born Aug 18, 1929

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 Northern China approximately on 1350. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

Name poster for Mya

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Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.

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