Jia

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jia

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  • According to a user from Bangladesh, the name Jia is of Muslim origin and means "Gift of god".
  • A submission from India says the name Jia means "Life" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
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Alt. Meaning

J is for joy, that you always bring.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

A is for animated, let your energetic spirit shine

Notable Persons Named Jia

Jia Zhangke is a film director, screenwriter, and film producer. He has been prominent since 1995.

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Jia Yueting is a founder and ceo and letv. Jia was born in 1973 in Xiangfen County, Shanxi, China.

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Jia Nailiang is an actor. His career lasted from 2002 to 2002. Jia was born on April 12th, 1984 in Harbin.

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Jia Ali is an actor, model (people), actress, and model. Jia was born Jia Ali on May 3rd, 1972 in Lahore.

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Jia Baoyu is a fictional character. Jia was given the name Jia Baoyu (贾宝玉) . Jia is also known as Pao Yu (宝玉).

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Jia Qinglin is a Member of the and National People's Congress. Jia was born in Botou.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Jia

Sidao was born in 1213. He passed away in 1275.

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She was most active from 2002 to present. JJ was born on September 20th, 1982 in Shandong. JJ is also known as Fatumai.

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Song Jia is an actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2004 to present. Song was born on November 13th, 1980 in Harbin.

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Hu was born on July 25th, 1973.

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Liu was born on February 16th, 1982 in Beijing.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1969 5 0 5
1976 6 6 0
1977 5 5 0
1979 5 5 0
1982 9 9 0
1983 10 10 0
1984 5 5 0
1985 5 5 0
1986 5 0 5
1987 6 6 0
1988 15 9 6
1989 6 6 0
1990 13 7 6
1991 17 12 5
1992 19 12 7
1993 10 10 0
1994 13 6 7
1995 21 13 8
1996 30 17 13
1997 18 12 6
1998 36 20 16
1999 33 24 9
2000 37 25 12
2001 43 30 13
2002 47 32 15
2003 53 36 17
2004 49 37 12
2005 64 50 14
2006 79 65 14
2007 84 69 15
2008 60 60 0
2009 70 70 0
2010 61 61 0
2011 92 83 9
2012 72 72 0
2013 65 65 0
2014 57 57 0
2015 84 84 0
2016 90 90 0
2017 58 58 0

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Popularity of Jia as a first name

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Popularity of Jia as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jia U.S.
  White 1.66% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 96.85% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.50% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.50% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jia

People with the last name Jia are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Jia

  • How Popular is the name Jia? Jia is the 8,289th most popular name of all time. As a last name Jia was the 12,802nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Jia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,457 babies born with the first name Jia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jia to occupy the territory of Tokelau (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,411 (as of October 18, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1969 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Jia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jia is Monday, January 26th, 1903.
  • What year had the most people named Jia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jia was in 2016 with a total of 90 babies.
  • Random Jia Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jia is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 11 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Jia: Your name in reverse order is Aij. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aji. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jia? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,409 people with the last name Jia.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jia? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Jia as their last name since less than 1 person in 122k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
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