Gia

First Name
14k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
157
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gia

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  • According to a user from Virginia, United States, the name Gia is of Italian origin and means "Gift, strength, honesty".
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  1. A terrorist organization of Islamic extremists whose violent activities began in 1992; aims to overthrow the secular Algerian regime and replace it with an Islamic state ("the GIA has embarked on a terrorist campaign of civilian massacres")
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  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Gia

Gia Carangi was a model. Gia was given the name Gia Marie Carangi on January 29th, 1960 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. She left this life on November 18th, 1986.

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Gia Coppola is a film director, actor, screenwriter, and actress. She was most prominent from 2013 to present. Gia was given the name Gian-Carla Coppola by her parent Gian-Carlo Coppola on January 1st, 1987 in Los Angeles.

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Gia Scala was an actress and model. She was most prominent from 1955 to 1969. Gia was given the name Josephine Grace Johanna Scoglio on March 3rd, 1934 in Liverpool. She left this life on April 30th, 1972.

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Gia was given the name Gia Marie Allemand on December 20th, 1983 in Howard Beach, Queens, New York, U.S. Gia is also known as Allemand and Gia Marie. She passed away on August 14th, 2013.

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She was most prominent from 2003 to present. Gia was given the name Gina Cristine Mantegna by her parent Joe Mantegna on April 17th, 1990 in Manhattan. Gia is also known as Gina Mantegna, Mantegna, and Gina.

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Her ongoing career started in 1977. Gia was born on June 7th, 1964 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Gia

Pierluigi Di Già is a soccer player for the Inter Milan, S.S.D. Parma Calcio 1913, Bologna F.C. 1909, Venezia F.C., U.S. Città di Palermo, Delfino Pescara 1936, S.C. Marsala 1912, Marconi Stallions FC, A.C. Reggiana 1919, S.S. Villacidrese Calcio, and S.S.D. Tivoli Calcio 1919. Pierluigi was born on March 22nd, 1968 in Milan.

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How popular is the baby name Gia in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1957 18 18 0
1958 43 43 0
1959 51 51 0
1960 41 41 0
1961 52 52 0
1962 59 59 0
1963 79 79 0
1964 71 71 0
1965 113 113 0
1966 132 132 0
1967 93 93 0
1968 101 101 0
1969 192 192 0
1970 166 166 0
1971 125 125 0
1972 116 116 0
1973 73 73 0
1974 83 83 0
1975 67 67 0
1976 62 62 0
1977 93 93 0
1978 95 90 5
1979 68 68 0
1980 75 75 0
1981 77 77 0
1982 78 78 0
1983 68 68 0
1984 82 82 0
1985 55 55 0
1986 65 65 0
1987 55 55 0
1988 73 73 0
1989 68 68 0
1990 70 70 0
1991 67 67 0
1992 50 50 0
1993 65 65 0
1994 58 58 0
1995 61 61 0
1996 56 56 0
1997 47 47 0
1998 174 174 0
1999 199 199 0
2000 225 225 0
2001 318 318 0
2002 326 326 0
2003 330 330 0
2004 348 348 0
2005 372 372 0
2006 454 454 0
2007 449 449 0
2008 417 417 0
2009 507 507 0
2010 814 814 0
2011 1,056 1,056 0
2012 937 937 0
2013 930 930 0
2014 884 884 0
2015 875 875 0
2016 872 872 0
2017 776 776 0

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Popularity of Gia as a first name

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Common last names for Gia

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gia U.S.
  White 31.85% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 29.94% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 18.47% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 13.38% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gia

People with the last name Gia are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, American Indian and Alaska Native, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Gia

  • How Popular is the name Gia? Gia is the 2,045th most popular name of all time. As a last name Gia was the 111,988th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Gia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14,426 babies born with the first name Gia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Gia to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1957 when it was given as a first name to 18 new born babies.
  • When was Gia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gia is Friday, February 7th, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Gia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gia was in 2011 with a total of 1,056 babies. That's a lot of babies named Gia!
  • Random Gia Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Gia ranks 99th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, 9 babies in Rhode Island have the same name as you in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Gia: Your name in reverse order is Aig. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Agi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gia? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 157 people with the last name Gia.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gia? Gia is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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