Meaning and Origin of: Mia

Girl name origins & meanings

Mia baby name meaning

  • Italian : Mine
  • Hebrew : Bitter
  • Scandinavian : Star of the sea

Syllables: 2

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Popularity

Mia is the number seven most popular girls name in the US, according to 2018 Social Security Administration data. It has been consistently popular, remaining in the top ten since 2009, and top 50 since 2002.

However, it is the 28th most popular name on FamilyEducation.com.

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Mia was at its peak popularity in July 2018.

Mia has been derived from Maria, but has now surpassed Maria in popularity. It first started to be used in the 1960s, and gained in popularity throughout the 1990s and 2000s. Today it is more popular than ever thanks to Mia Farrow.

Where is it Popular?

Mia was searched for most often in the following states:

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