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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Miah

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  • A user from New York, U.S. says the name Miah means "Mine".
  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Miah means "Great, dream, illusion, mine or the moon".
  • A user from Australia says the name Miah is of Swedish origin and means "Mine".
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International Interest
  1. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Miah

Miah was born in 1969.


Miah Dennehy is an athlete for the Cork Hibernians F.C., Nottingham Forest F.C., Shamrock Rovers XI v Brazil, Walsall F.C., Bristol Rovers F.C., Trowbridge Town F.C., Cardiff City F.C., Albert Rovers F.C., Waterford United F.C., Limerick F.C., Drogheda United F.C., Newcastle West A.F.C., and a. Miah was born on March 29th, 1950 in Cork, Republic of Ireland.


He was most prominent from 1920 to 1930. Miah was born in 1897 in Cork (city).


Miah Murray was a baseball. Miah was born on January 1st, 1865 in Boston. Miah is also known as Murray and Jeremiah J.. He passed away on January 11th, 1922.


Miah was born on April 28th, 1985 in Gisborne, New Zealand.


Miah Wills is an athlete for the FC Fargo.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Miah

M A Wazed Miah was a nuclear scientist. M was born on February 16th, 1942 in Fatehpur, Pirganj, Rangpur District, British Raj. He passed away on May 9th, 2009.


Deodato was given the name Deodato Fredericko Juanito Rocelio Arellano y Miah on July 26th, 1844 in Bulacan. Deodato is also known as Buan (Moon). He passed away on October 7th, 1899.


His most notable accomplishments were from 2013 to 2015. Hammad was born on July 6th, 1993 in Hertford.


Tofazzal was born in 1911 in Bhandaria Thana, Pirojpur , British India. Tofazzal is also known as Manik Miah. He left this life on June 1st, 1969.


Ellis Miah is a producer, songwriter, and actor.


Tommy was given the name Mohammad Ajman Miah on March 28th, 1959 in Moulvibazar District, Sylhet Division, East Pakistan.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1974 5 5 0
1975 5 5 0
1976 10 10 0
1977 12 12 0
1978 10 10 0
1980 13 13 0
1981 15 15 0
1982 9 9 0
1983 10 10 0
1985 7 7 0
1986 8 8 0
1987 7 7 0
1988 12 12 0
1989 13 13 0
1990 27 27 0
1991 27 27 0
1992 37 37 0
1993 44 44 0
1994 43 43 0
1995 58 58 0
1996 91 91 0
1997 114 114 0
1998 157 157 0
1999 199 194 5
2000 182 182 0
2001 219 219 0
2002 280 280 0
2003 285 280 5
2004 255 255 0
2005 347 347 0
2006 359 359 0
2007 360 360 0
2008 376 376 0
2009 417 417 0
2010 411 411 0
2011 491 491 0
2012 498 498 0
2013 487 487 0
2014 461 461 0
2015 470 470 0
2016 476 476 0
2017 342 342 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Miah

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Miah as a first name

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Popularity of Miah as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Miah U.S.
  White 3.01% 64.26%
  African American 3.42% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 87.09% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.49% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.62% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.36% 16.26%

Of Last Name Miah

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

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Fun Facts about the name Miah

  • How Popular is the name Miah? Miah is the 2,931st most popular name of all time. As a last name Miah was the 12,602nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Miah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,649 babies born with the first name Miah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Miah to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Miah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1974 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Miah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Miah is Saturday, August 25th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Miah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Miah was in 2012 with a total of 498 babies.
  • Random Miah Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Miah is not a popular baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 9 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Miah: Your name in reverse order is Haim. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ihma. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Miah? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,456 people with the last name Miah.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Miah? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Miah as their last name since less than 1 person in 120k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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