Mia Name Meaning

Lastest Updated June 7, 2024
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Fact: Since 2009, Mia has always been in the top 10 name picks in the US for girls.

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A Deep Dive

Mia Overview

Meaning

Mine, beloved

Gender

Girl

Origin

Italian

Etymology

Derived from Scandinavian name Maria and Hebrew name Miriam.

Religion

Christianity

Pronunciation

/ˈmiːə/

Popularity

A popular girl name in the US, standing at the 6th position in 2023

Syllable

1 syllable

Length

3 letters

Numerology

5 (Visionary, Expansive, Adventurous)

Name Styles

Popular, Cute, Short

Associated Traits

Affectionate, endearing, personal, charming, and simple.

Name Day

December 8th
A Deep Dive

Mia Variations in Different Cultures

Popular Variations

Mya, Meya, Miah, Miya, Mie, Maria, Mina, Maya

Common Nicknames

Mi, Mimi, Mia-Mia

Diminutives

Mi, Mie, Mim, Miaw

Famous People

  • Mia Hamm
    (American Footballer)
  • Mia Farrow
    (American Actress)
  • Mia Goth
    (British Actress)
  • Mia Wasikowska
    (Australian Actress)

Pop Culture Icons and Works

  • Mia Toretto
    ("Fast & Furious," Movie)
  • Mia Thermopolis
    ("The Princess Diaries," Movie)
  • Mia Dolan
    ("La La Land," Movie)

Places

  • Mia Reef Hotel
    (Quintana Roo, Mexico)
  • Mia Beach
    (Miami, USA)

What Is the Meaning of Mia?

The name Mia means “mine” or “beloved”. The moniker is attached to affection, endearment, and personal connection.

What Is the Origin of The Name Mia?

The origin of the name Mia is Italian. It is derived from the Italian word for “mine.” This name has been used in Italy for centuries and has spread to other cultures and languages due to its simple, yet meaningful, nature.

Mia Name Popularity

Popularity Chart of the Name Mia in the U.S. over the Years

United States flagUnited States#82021#82022#62023
Top 3 Rankings#62013#62014#62015

Annual Statistics Breakdown for Mia

YearName RankingNumber of BirthsBirth Rate (%)
20236
(+2 from 2022)
11359
(+298 from 2022)
0.64938
20228
No change from 2021
11061
(-96 from 2021)
0.61688
20218
No change from 2020
11157
(-93 from 2020)
0.62275
20208
No change from 2019
11250
(-1245 from 2019)
0.63642
20198
(-1 from 2018)
12495
(-237 from 2018)
0.68097
20187
(-1 from 2017)
12732
(-780 from 2017)
0.68464
20176
No change from 2016
13512
(-944 from 2016)
0.71524
20166
No change from 2015
14456
(-480 from 2015)
0.74674
20156
No change from 2014
14936
(+1408 from 2014)
0.76561
20146
No change from 2013
13528
(+364 from 2013)
0.69150
20136
(+2 from 2012)
13164
(+1131 from 2012)
0.68289
20128
(+1 from 2011)
12033
(+493 from 2011)
0.62043
20119
(+1 from 2010)
11540
(+892 from 2010)
0.59555
201010
No change from 2009
10648
(-789 from 2009)
0.54308
200910
(+4 from 2008)
11437
(+1266 from 2008)
0.56477
200814
(+1 from 2007)
10171
(-750 from 2007)
0.48832
200715
(-2 from 2006)
10921
(-1105 from 2006)
0.51599
200613
(+4 from 2005)
12026
(+1182 from 2005)
0.57526
200517
(+13 from 2004)
10844
(+3445 from 2004)
0.53430
200430
(+6 from 2003)
7399
(+316 from 2003)
0.36668
200336
(+7 from 2002)
7083
(+824 from 2002)
0.35301
200243
(+33 from 2001)
6259
(+2341 from 2001)
0.31691
200176
(+17 from 2000)
3918
(+467 from 2000)
0.19778
200093
(+27 from 1999)
3451
(+714 from 1999)
0.17292
1999120
(+10 from 1998)
2737
(+170 from 1998)
0.14059
1998130
(-2 from 1997)
2567
(+72 from 1997)
0.13242
1997128
(+52 from 1996)
2495
(+805 from 1996)
0.13068
1996180
(+75 from 1995)
1690
(+588 from 1995)
0.08815
1995255
(+61 from 1994)
1102
(+241 from 1994)
0.05735
1994316
(+14 from 1993)
861
(+67 from 1993)
0.04417
1993330
(-2 from 1992)
794
(-28 from 1992)
0.04027
1992328
(+10 from 1991)
822
(+43 from 1991)
0.04100
1991338
(+2 from 1990)
779
(-3 from 1990)
0.03831
1990340
(+43 from 1989)
782
(+122 from 1989)
0.03806
1989383
(+4 from 1988)
660
(+40 from 1988)
0.03313
1988387
(+23 from 1987)
620
(+76 from 1987)
0.03224
1987410
(+27 from 1986)
544
(+53 from 1986)
0.02903
1986437
(+1 from 1985)
491
(-9 from 1985)
0.02661
1985438
(+24 from 1984)
500
(+48 from 1984)
0.02708
1984462
(-21 from 1983)
452
(-18 from 1983)
0.02506
1983441
(-26 from 1982)
470
(-77 from 1982)
0.02626
1982415
(-84 from 1981)
547
(-172 from 1981)
0.03015
1981331
(+16 from 1980)
719
(+37 from 1980)
0.04020
1980347
(+28 from 1979)
682
(+79 from 1979)
0.03830
1979375
(+20 from 1978)
603
(+80 from 1978)
0.03499
1978395
(+55 from 1977)
523
(+80 from 1977)
0.03181
1977450
(+53 from 1976)
443
(+89 from 1976)
0.02693
1976503
(-9 from 1975)
354
(-12 from 1975)
0.02252
1975494
(-33 from 1974)
366
(-24 from 1974)
0.02345
1974461
(+38 from 1973)
390
(+40 from 1973)
0.02490
1973499
(-49 from 1972)
350
(-65 from 1972)
0.02252
1972450
(-15 from 1971)
415
(-65 from 1971)
0.02574
1971435
(+15 from 1970)
480
(-8 from 1970)
0.02739
1970450
(-3 from 1969)
488
(+28 from 1969)
0.02664
1969447
(-112 from 1968)
460
(-221 from 1968)
0.02610
1968335
(-14 from 1967)
681
(-57 from 1967)
0.03983
1967321
(+8 from 1966)
738
(+17 from 1966)
0.04299
1966329
(-63 from 1965)
721
(-332 from 1965)
0.04106
1965266
(+303 from 1964)
1053
(+755 from 1964)
0.05762
1964569
(+482 from 1963)
298
(+194 from 1963)
0.01522
19631051
(+141 from 1962)
104
(+19 from 1962)
0.00523
19621192
(+435 from 1961)
85
(+37 from 1961)
0.00419
19611627
(-85 from 1960)
48
(-4 from 1960)
0.00231
19601542
(-26 from 1959)
52
(+1 from 1959)
0.00250
19591516
(+392 from 1958)
51
(+18 from 1958)
0.00245
19581908
(-203 from 1957)
33
(-7 from 1957)
0.00160
19571705
(-12 from 1956)
40
(+1 from 1956)
0.00191
19561693
(-114 from 1955)
39
(-3 from 1955)
0.00189
19551579
(-98 from 1954)
42
(-4 from 1954)
0.00209
19541481
(+302 from 1953)
46
(+15 from 1953)
0.00231
19531783
(+37 from 1952)
31
(+1 from 1952)
0.00161
19521820
(+22 from 1951)
30
(+2 from 1951)
0.00158
19511842
(+343 from 1950)
28
(+8 from 1950)
0.00152
19502185
(-172 from 1949)
20
(-3 from 1949)
0.00114
19492013
(+316 from 1948)
23
(+5 from 1948)
0.00131
19482329
(+440 from 1947)
18
(+4 from 1947)
0.00103
19472769
(-30 from 1946)
14
(+1 from 1946)
0.00077
19462739
(+648 from 1945)
13
(+5 from 1945)
0.00081
19453387
(-248 from 1944)
8
(-1 from 1944)
0.00059
19443139
(+354 from 1943)
9
(+1 from 1943)
0.00066
19433493
(+245 from 1942)
8
(+1 from 1942)
0.00056
19423738
(+611 from 1940)
7
(+2 from 1940)
0.00050
19410
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19404349
(-596 from 1933)
5
(-1 from 1933)
0.00042
19390
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19380
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19370
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19360
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19350
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19340
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19333753
First SSA data recorded
6
First SSA data recorded
0.00057
19320
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19310
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19300
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19290
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19280
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19270
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19260
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19250
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19240
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19230
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19220
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19210
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19200
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19190
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19180
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19170
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19160
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19150
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19140
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19130
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19120
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19110
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19100
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19090
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19080
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19070
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19060
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19050
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19040
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19030
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19020
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19010
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19000
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18990
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18980
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18970
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18960
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18950
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18940
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18930
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18920
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18910
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18900
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18890
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18880
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18870
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18860
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18850
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18840
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18830
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18820
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18810
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18800
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000

American States Popularity Rankings for Mia

(From the Most to Least Popular, Based on Number of Births )

California (CA)

California (CA) flagCalifornia (CA)#42021#42022#22023

Texas (TX)

Texas (TX) flagTexas (TX)#52021#52022#42023

New York (NY)

New York (NY) flagNew York (NY)#42021#42022#42023

Florida (FL)

Florida (FL) flagFlorida (FL)#42021#52022#42023

Illinois (IL)

Illinois (IL) flagIllinois (IL)#82021#62022#32023

Pennsylvania (PA)

Pennsylvania (PA) flagPennsylvania (PA)#102021#102022#102023

New Jersey (NJ)

New Jersey (NJ) flagNew Jersey (NJ)#32021#32022#32023

Arizona (AZ)

Arizona (AZ) flagArizona (AZ)#62021#62022#32023

Ohio (OH)

Ohio (OH) flagOhio (OH)#162021#162022#122023

North Carolina (NC)

North Carolina (NC) flagNorth Carolina (NC)#102021#82022#72023

Massachusetts (MA)

Massachusetts (MA) flagMassachusetts (MA)#62021#72022#62023

Georgia (GA)

Georgia (GA) flagGeorgia (GA)#102021#132022#122023

Michigan (MI)

Michigan (MI) flagMichigan (MI)#132021#232022#212023

Washington (WA)

Washington (WA) flagWashington (WA)#122021#72022#72023

Virginia (VA)

Virginia (VA) flagVirginia (VA)#102021#132022#92023

Colorado (CO)

Colorado (CO) flagColorado (CO)#82021#52022#62023

Indiana (IN)

Indiana (IN) flagIndiana (IN)#152021#132022#112023

Maryland (MD)

Maryland (MD) flagMaryland (MD)#72021#62022#52023

Tennessee (TN)

Tennessee (TN) flagTennessee (TN)#242021#162022#142023

Missouri (MO)

Missouri (MO) flagMissouri (MO)#282021#202022#192023

Louisiana (LA)

Louisiana (LA) flagLouisiana (LA)#72021#82022#112023

Connecticut (CT)

Connecticut (CT) flagConnecticut (CT)#72021#52022#32023

Wisconsin (WI)

Wisconsin (WI) flagWisconsin (WI)#162021#162022#192023

Nevada (NV)

Nevada (NV) flagNevada (NV)#42021#42022#32023

Minnesota (MN)

Minnesota (MN) flagMinnesota (MN)#302021#152022#152023

Utah (UT)

Utah (UT) flagUtah (UT)#102021#102022#92023

Oregon (OR)

Oregon (OR) flagOregon (OR)#122021#72022#82023

Oklahoma (OK)

Oklahoma (OK) flagOklahoma (OK)#122021#92022#92023

Kentucky (KY)

Kentucky (KY) flagKentucky (KY)#192021#212022#212023

South Carolina (SC)

South Carolina (SC) flagSouth Carolina (SC)#112021#112022#112023

New Mexico (NM)

New Mexico (NM) flagNew Mexico (NM)#12021#32022#32023

Kansas (KS)

Kansas (KS) flagKansas (KS)#122021#122022#142023

Alabama (AL)

Alabama (AL) flagAlabama (AL)#212021#202022#242023

Iowa (IA)

Iowa (IA) flagIowa (IA)#152021#312022#132023

Arkansas (AR)

Arkansas (AR) flagArkansas (AR)#262021#252022#232023

Nebraska (NE)

Nebraska (NE) flagNebraska (NE)#192021#102022#62023

Mississippi (MS)

Mississippi (MS) flagMississippi (MS)#552021#472022#552023

Hawaii (HI)

Hawaii (HI) flagHawaii (HI)#62021#132022#22023

Rhode Island (RI)

Rhode Island (RI) flagRhode Island (RI)#82021#272022#92023

District of Columbia (DC)

District of Columbia (DC) flagDistrict of Columbia (DC)#112021#152022#62023

Idaho (ID)

Idaho (ID) flagIdaho (ID)#332021#102022#322023

West Virginia (WV)

West Virginia (WV) flagWest Virginia (WV)#292021#442022#352023

New Hampshire (NH)

New Hampshire (NH) flagNew Hampshire (NH)#222021#322022#122023

Delaware (DE)

Delaware (DE) flagDelaware (DE)#92021#72022#72023

Maine (ME)

Maine (ME) flagMaine (ME)#212021#882022#802023

South Dakota (SD)

South Dakota (SD) flagSouth Dakota (SD)#522021#752022#102023

Alaska (AK)

Alaska (AK) flagAlaska (AK)#262021#492022#772023

Montana (MT)

Montana (MT) flagMontana (MT)#442021#192022#1282023

North Dakota (ND)

North Dakota (ND) flagNorth Dakota (ND)#182021#792022#1142023

Vermont (VT)

Vermont (VT) flagVermont (VT)#792021#682022#172023

Wyoming (WY)

Wyoming (WY) flagWyoming (WY)#382021#252022#692023

Popularity Rankings for Mia in other Countries and American Territories

(From the Most to Least Popular, Based on Rankings)

Popularity in Croatia

Croatia flagCroatia#12021#12022#12023

Popularity in Switzerland

Switzerland flagSwitzerland#12020#12021#22022

Popularity in Estonia

Estonia flagEstonia#82011-2015#22016-2020#22021-2023

Popularity in Germany

Germany flagGermany#32021#22022#52023

Popularity in Catalonia, Spain

Catalonia, Spain flagCatalonia, Spain#42020#32021#42022

Popularity in Australia (NSW)

Australia (NSW) flagAustralia (NSW)#62021#52022#42023

Popularity in Austria

Austria flagAustria#52020#62021#42022

Popularity in England and Wales

England and Wales flagEngland and Wales#52019#52020#92021

Popularity in Other American Territories

American Samoa flag American Samoa
Guam flag Guam
Northern Mariana Islands flag Northern Mariana Islands
U.S. Virgin Islands flag U.S. Virgin Islands

Other American Territories flagOther American Territories#82020#52021#52022

Popularity in Ireland

Ireland flagIreland#72021#82022#72023

Popularity in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico flagPuerto Rico#82021#82022#112023

Popularity in Canada

Canada flagCanada#82021#102022#142023

Popularity in Belgium

Belgium flagBelgium#82020#122021#82022

Popularity in Galicia, Spain

Galicia, Spain flagGalicia, Spain#122020#92021#102022

Popularity in Slovakia

Slovakia flagSlovakia#92021#92022#102023

Popularity in France

France flagFrance#92020#102021#122022

Popularity in New Zealand

New Zealand flagNew Zealand#112021#122022#132023

Popularity in Chile

Chile flagChile#202019#162020#122021

Popularity in Norway

Norway flagNorway#172021#262022#122023

Popularity in Latvia

Latvia flagLatvia#132020

Popularity in Spain

Spain flagSpain#182020#162021#132022

Popularity in Quebec, Canada

Quebec, Canada flagQuebec, Canada#162020#192021#152022

Popularity in Scotland

Scotland flagScotland#182021#192022#292023

Popularity in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland flagNorthern Ireland#192021#292022#222023

Popularity in Argentina

Argentina flagArgentina#202013#252014#242015

Popularity in Italy

Italy flagItaly#232020#252021#282022

Popularity in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina flagBosnia and Herzegovina#292020#252021#232022

Popularity in Basque Country, Spain

Basque Country, Spain flagBasque Country, Spain#502020#342021#322022

Popularity in Poland

Poland flagPoland#402021#362022#332023

Popularity in Uruguay

Uruguay flagUruguay#362021#422022#362023

Popularity in Denmark

Denmark flagDenmark#472005#432006#492007

Popularity in Hungary

Hungary flagHungary#612021#582022#702023

Popularity in Mexico

Mexico flagMexico#592020#612021

Popularity in Sweden

Sweden flagSweden#1222022#1402023

Popularity in Iceland

Iceland flagIceland#1222021#1612022#1652023

Popularity in Portugal

Portugal flagPortugal#1252016#1282017#1242018

Popularity in Russia (Moscow)

Russia (Moscow) flagRussia (Moscow)#1312019

Popularity in Greenland

Greenland flagGreenland#1582018#1972019#1972020

Source: Social Security Administration (SSA) and Other National Sources

Is Mia a Name for Boys or Girls?

Mia is a name for girls, gaining popularity due to its simplicity and sweet sound. The name Mia is rarely used for boys, making it almost exclusively feminine.

Variants, Nicknames, Diminutives, and Ideal Middle Names for Mia

Mia in Famous People Names, Pop Culture, and Places

  • Mia Hamm (Footballer, born 1972): An American former professional soccer player, considered one of the greatest female soccer players of all time, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, and a two-time FIFA Women's World Cup champion.
  • Mia Farrow (Actress, born 1945): An American actress and activist known for her roles in films like "Rosemary's Baby" and her extensive humanitarian work.
  • Mia Goth (Actress, born 1993): A British actress known for her performances in "Nymphomaniac" and "A Cure for Wellness."
  • Mia Wasikowska (Actress, born 1989): An Australian actress featured in films such as "Alice in Wonderland" and "Jane Eyre."
  • Mia Toretto ("Fast & Furious," 2001, Movie): A character in the "Fast & Furious" franchise, played by Jordana Brewster, who is the sister of Dominic Toretto.
  • Mia Thermopolis ("The Princess Diaries," 2001, Movie): The main character in "The Princess Diaries" movie series, who transforms from a regular teenager to the princess of Genovia.
  • Mia Dolan ("La La Land," 2016, Movie): A character played by Emma Stone in "La La Land," an aspiring actress with a romantic storyline.
  • Mia Reef (Quintana Roo, Mexico): A stunning resort located on Isla Mujeres, featuring beautiful beaches and vibrant marine life.
  • Mia Beach (Miami, USA): A popular beach destination in Miami, known for its clear waters and lively atmosphere.

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