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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Miya mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Miya

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  • A user from California, United States says the name Miya is of Japanese origin and means "Beautiful".
  • A submission from Washington, United States says the name Miya means "Beautiful life" and is of Japanese origin.
  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Miya is of Unknown origin and means "MONEY".
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  1. A language spoken in Bauchi State of Nigeria.

Miya was also found in the following language(s): Japanese

Notable Persons Named Miya

Miya George is an actress, model, and dancer. She was most prominent from 2010 to present. Miya was given the name Gimi George on January 28th, 1992 in Dombivli.

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Miya was born on December 12th, 1974 in Ōtsu, Japan.

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Miya was born on October 23rd, 1986 in Shinagawa.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Miya

Farouk Miya is a soccer player for the Standard Liège, Vipers SC, and Uganda national football team. Farouk was born on November 26th, 1997 in Bulo, Uganda.

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Shirō Miya was an enka singing, lyricist, and composer. His ongoing career started in 1959. Shirō was given the name Yoshirō Miyazaki on January 17th, 1943. He died on November 19th, 2012.

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Rubel Miya is a soccer player for the Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club, Brothers Union, Bangladesh national under-20 football team, and Bangladesh national under-23 football team. Rubel was born on January 1st, 1997 in Bogra.

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Miya is a musician.

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Mondli Miya is a sports team member for the Black Leopards F.C.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1965 6 6 0
1966 9 9 0
1967 8 8 0
1969 5 5 0
1970 7 7 0
1971 10 10 0
1972 17 17 0
1973 8 8 0
1974 13 13 0
1975 20 20 0
1976 18 18 0
1977 37 37 0
1978 36 36 0
1979 43 43 0
1980 57 57 0
1981 51 51 0
1982 49 49 0
1983 44 44 0
1984 39 39 0
1985 40 40 0
1986 28 28 0
1987 35 35 0
1988 29 29 0
1989 48 48 0
1990 81 81 0
1991 70 70 0
1992 78 78 0
1993 101 101 0
1994 90 90 0
1995 88 88 0
1996 104 104 0
1997 139 139 0
1998 195 195 0
1999 239 239 0
2000 201 201 0
2001 215 215 0
2002 236 236 0
2003 238 238 0
2004 236 236 0
2005 280 280 0
2006 271 271 0
2007 318 318 0
2008 271 271 0
2009 275 275 0
2010 237 237 0
2011 272 272 0
2012 278 278 0
2013 294 294 0
2014 303 303 0
2015 279 279 0
2016 284 284 0
2017 258 258 0

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Popularity of Miya as a first name

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Popularity of Miya as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Miya U.S.
  White 12.88% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 64.72% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 12.58% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.83% 16.26%

Of Last Name Miya

People with the last name Miya are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Miya

  • How Popular is the name Miya? Miya is the 3,193rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Miya was the 61,585th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Miya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,588 babies born with the first name Miya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Miya 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 Miya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1965 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Miya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Miya is Monday, June 11th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Miya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Miya was in 2007 with a total of 318 babies.
  • Random Miya Factoid: According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Miya is not a popular baby girl's name in Arizona. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 1998.
  • Weird things about the name Miya: Your name in reverse order is Ayim. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aymi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Miya? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 326 people with the last name Miya.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Miya? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Miya as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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