Mia

Name Meaning

Scandinavian, Dutch and German diminutive of MARIA. It coincides with the Italian word mia meaning “mine”.

GenderFemale
Usage / OriginSwedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, German, English
Pronounced

MEE-ah(Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch) MEE-a(German) MEE-ə(English)

Namesakes
Mia Sara   1967-  
Mia Wasikowska   1989-  
Olympic Medalists:
2 bronze, 1 silver
(bronze) Mia Gommers   1968   800 m  
(silver) Mia Audina   1996; 2004   badminton singles  
(bronze) Mia Santoromito   2008   water polo  
Other Leaders:
1 prime minister
Prime Minister Mia Mottley   2018-   Barbados  
Title Characters:
4 books, 1 song
(song) Mia   2004   Me and Mia  
(book) Mia   2010   Mia and the Powerful Greek  
(book) Mia   2012   Finding Mia  
(book) Mia   2012   Mia’s Heart  
(book) Mia   2013   Zac and Mia  
Popularity
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Ratings

A Good Name 75%
25% A Bad Name
Masculine 4%
96% Feminine
Classic 44%
56% Modern
Mature 33%
67% Youthful
Formal 43%
57% Informal
Upper Class 50%
50% Common
Urban 33%
67% Natural
Wholesome 74%
26% Devious
Strong 43%
57% Delicate
Refined 75%
25% Rough
Strange 52%
48% Boring
Simple 54%
46% Complex
Serious 48%
52% Comedic
Nerdy 51%
49% Unintellectual

Based on the responses of 564 people.