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50k
in the U.S.
since 1880
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186
in the U.S.
in 2010

Mya

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1k Mea (Italian)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1954 5 5 0
1958 5 5 0
1960 7 7 0
1962 8 8 0
1964 7 7 0
1965 13 13 0
1966 18 18 0
1967 20 20 0
1968 18 18 0
1969 10 10 0
1970 25 25 0
1971 23 23 0
1972 20 20 0
1973 21 21 0
1974 26 26 0
1975 35 35 0
1976 26 26 0
1977 52 52 0
1978 84 84 0
1979 65 65 0
1980 84 84 0
1981 57 57 0
1982 50 50 0
1983 57 57 0
1984 43 43 0
1985 47 47 0
1986 46 46 0
1987 49 49 0
1988 57 57 0
1989 53 53 0
1990 90 90 0
1991 97 97 0
1992 92 92 0
1993 134 134 0
1994 103 103 0
1995 133 133 0
1996 151 151 0
1997 196 196 0
1998 1,284 1,284 0
1999 1,885 1,885 0
2000 1,844 1,839 5
2001 2,189 2,189 0
2002 2,288 2,281 7
2003 2,955 2,950 5
2004 2,905 2,893 12
2005 3,203 3,203 0 #98 girl name
2006 3,354 3,354 0
2007 3,327 3,320 7
2008 3,335 3,335 0
2009 3,403 3,403 0 #98 girl name
2010 3,000 2,994 6
2011 2,855 2,849 6
2012 2,535 2,535 0
2013 2,694 2,688 6
2014 2,381 2,381 0
2015 2,189 2,189 0

Fun Facts about the name Mya

  • How many people with the first name Mya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 49,653 babies born with the first name Mya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mya to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1954 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Mya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mya is Monday, October 22nd, 1894.
  • What year had the most people named Mya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mya was in 2009 with a total of 3,403 babies. That's a lot of babies named Mya!
  • Random Mya Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mya ranks 80th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Wisconsin. Imagine that, 67 babies in Wisconsin have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Mya: Your name in reverse order is Aym. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Amy. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mya? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 186 people with the last name Mya.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mya? Mya is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mya U.S.
  White 9.14% 64.26%
  African American 7.53% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 61.83% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 2.69% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.23% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 15.59% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mya

People with the last name Mya are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander or Hispanic or Latino

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Mya" mean? The list below shows the origins of Mya as well as things modernly associated with the name Mya such as celebrities named Mya.

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Origin and Meaning of Mya

The name "Mya" is of American origin, and it means "Mine". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun ‖My"a
A genus of bivalve mollusks, including the common long, or soft-shelled, clam.

Etymology: L. mya a kind of mussel

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Type genus of the family Myacidae

    Mya was also found in the following language(s): Translingual

    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.

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    What does the name Mya mean?

    Mis for mild, your mild and gentle way.

    Yis for yes, always open to new possibilities

    Ais for articulate, a regular wordsmith

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