Tia

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33k
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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tia

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  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Tia means "Princess" and is of Hindi origin.
  • According to a user from Australia, the name Tia is of Vietnamese origin and means "Drugs".
  • A user from Australia says the name Tia is of Egyptian origin and means "Goddess, Godly".
  • A submission from New Zealand says the name Tia means "The best,different from others,Beautiful" and is of Spanish origin.
  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Tia is of English origin and means "Greek goddess".
Other origins: Indian (Sanskrit)

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  1. Brief episode in which the brain gets insufficient blood supply; symptoms depend on the site of the blockage
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  1. A female given name invented in the latter half of the twentieth century. It can be explained as a short form of Letitia or Venetia, or from Estonian Tiia, pet form of Dorothea.

Tia was also found in the following language(s): Plautdietsch

Notable Persons Named Tia

Tia Carrere is an actress, model, singer, voice actor, actor, model (people), and singing. She was most prominent from 1985 to present. Tia was given the name Althea Rae Janairo on January 2nd, 1967 in Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.

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Tia Mowry is an actress, model, author, businesswoman, and vocalist. She has been prominent since 1990. Tia was given the name Tia Dashon Mowry on July 6th, 1978 in Gelnhausen. Tia is also known as Tia Mowry-Hardrict.

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Tia Lee is a mandopop singing, actor, and model (people). She plays Vocals. She was most prominent from 2009 to 2009. Tia is also known as Tia, 阿昏, 阿芬, and 昏昏.

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Tia Ballard is a voice actress. Her ongoing career started in 2009. Tia was given the name Tia Lynn Ballard on May 11th, 1986 in Paris, Texas.

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Tia Bajpai is an actress and singer. Tia was given the name Twinkle Bajpai on May 23rd, 1988.

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Tia Texada is an actor, singing, actress, and singer. She was most prominent from 1993 to present. Tia was given the name Tia Nicole Tucker on December 14th, 1971 in Louisiana.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Tia

Elsa Martinelli is an actress and model. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1953 to 2005. Elsa was given the name Elisa Tia on January 30th, 1935 in Grosseto.

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Tia is a pop music singer-songwriter. Her ongoing career started in 2012. Tia was born in Saitama, Japan.

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Olivier Tia is a soccer player for the Al-Merrikh SC, ASEC Mimosas, K.S.K. Beveren, K. Sint-Niklase S.K.E., Olympique Béja, Al Ahli SC (Doha), and Ajman Club. Olivier was born on December 22nd, 1982 in Ivory Coast.

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John Akologu Tia is a Minister for Transport. John was born on September 23rd, 1954 in Gambaga. John is also known as Tia and John Akologu.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1944 5 5 0
1946 9 9 0
1947 12 12 0
1948 5 5 0
1949 18 18 0
1950 11 11 0
1951 18 18 0
1952 27 27 0
1953 24 24 0
1954 27 27 0
1955 41 41 0
1956 30 30 0
1957 113 113 0
1958 84 84 0
1959 70 70 0
1960 95 95 0
1961 83 83 0
1962 144 144 0
1963 131 131 0
1964 138 138 0
1965 162 162 0
1966 405 405 0
1967 346 346 0
1968 449 449 0
1969 332 332 0
1970 383 383 0
1971 374 374 0
1972 374 374 0
1973 438 438 0
1974 394 394 0
1975 563 563 0
1976 524 524 0
1977 475 475 0
1978 513 513 0
1979 600 600 0
1980 1,124 1,114 10
1981 1,010 1,010 0
1982 1,189 1,182 7
1983 924 914 10
1984 788 788 0
1985 787 782 5
1986 684 678 6
1987 729 722 7
1988 675 675 0
1989 725 717 8
1990 907 907 0
1991 1,074 1,069 5
1992 964 964 0
1993 958 952 6
1994 922 922 0
1995 1,014 1,014 0
1996 1,066 1,066 0
1997 984 984 0
1998 957 957 0
1999 867 867 0
2000 701 701 0
2001 674 674 0
2002 665 665 0
2003 612 612 0
2004 575 575 0
2005 520 520 0
2006 484 484 0
2007 395 395 0
2008 318 318 0
2009 281 281 0
2010 255 255 0
2011 287 287 0
2012 265 265 0
2013 243 243 0
2014 194 194 0
2015 214 214 0
2016 167 167 0
2017 183 183 0

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Popularity of Tia as a first name

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Popularity of Tia as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tia U.S.
  White 6.95% 64.26%
  African American 9.09% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 66.84% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 10.96% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tia

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

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Fun Facts about the name Tia

  • How Popular is the name Tia? Tia is the 1,305th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tia was the 54,990th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 32,798 babies born with the first name Tia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tia to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1944 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tia is Monday, January 21st, 1895.
  • What year had the most people named Tia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tia was in 1982 with a total of 1,182 babies. That's a lot of babies named Tia!
  • Random Tia Factoid: According to the 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tia ranks 76th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 16 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 1997.
  • Weird things about the name Tia: Your name in reverse order is Ait. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iat. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tia? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 374 people with the last name Tia.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tia? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tia as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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