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Mia

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Meaning and origin
Mia is a Italian girl name. The meaning of the name is `mine `.


Where is it used?
The name Mia is mainly used in Danish and in Swedish.

How do they say it elsewhere?
Mariya (In Russian)
Maaria (In Finnish)
Miia (In Finnish)
Mary (In English and in the bible)
Mariah (In English)
Marja (In Dutch and in Finnish)


In combination with other names:
In Spanish: Marisol (F)
In Italian: Mariangela (F)
In English: Mariabella (F)


If it's too long people might use
In German and in English: Ria


See also
In Spanish: Marita (F)
In Spanish: Maritza (F)
In Italian, Portuguese, German, Scandinavian, Dutch, Greek, Polish, Romanian and in English: Maria (F)
In Italian: Mariella (F)
In Italian: Mimi (F)
In Italian: Marietta (F)
In German, Scandinavian and in Polish: Maja (F)
In German: Meike (F)
In German: Mitzi (F)
In Frisian, German and in Dutch: Maike (F)
In French: Mariette (F)
In Dutch: Mieke (F)


What Mia`s say about their name
  1. The best thing about the name Mia:
    It is short, sweet and simple, and you get called cute nicknames like mama mia, mia pia, Mia bo bea
    The worst thing about the name:
    It is quite common, and is often confused with Maya
    If my name wasn`t Mia....:
    I would like it to Naomi, Ariana or Gabrielle
    Extra information:
    I LOVE ALL MY OTHER MIAS IN THE WORLD! YOU GUYS ROCK! WE CAN ALL BE WONDERFUL TWINNIES!
  2. The best thing about the name Mia:
    It sounds so graceful and petite
    The worst thing about the name:
    People call me Mya/Maya
    If my name wasn`t Mia....:
    Then I would like my name to be Genevieve
    Extra information:
    Nothing!
  3. The best thing about the name Mia:
    it is short and simple
    The worst thing about the name:
    everyone calls me mya
    If my name wasn`t Mia....:
    i would like to be named mackenzie or chloe
    Extra information:
    no
  4. The best thing about the name Mia:
    Its easy to spell
    The worst thing about the name:
    Almost everyone calls me MYA, even teachers :|
    If my name wasn`t Mia....:
    I would like to be called Gracie
    Extra information:
  5. The best thing about the name Mia:
    Cute, easy to spell and Made in Auckland :p
    The worst thing about the name:
    People say Miya
    If my name wasn`t Mia....:
    It would be Annabelle
    Extra information:
    Mia is just my nickname my real name is Amelia
  6. The best thing about the name Mia:
    i get the nickname aim
    The worst thing about the name:
    people say it like mya
    If my name wasn`t Mia....:
    it would be mike
    Extra information:
    fastest name ever
  7. The best thing about the name Mia:
    that it is spelt aim backwards
    The worst thing about the name:
    its not the coolest name
    If my name wasn`t Mia....:
    id like it to be rosie
    Extra information:
  8. The best thing about the name Mia:
    its cute like my daughter
    The worst thing about the name:
    when people ask what i called her and i tell them they think im saying leah
    If my name wasn`t Mia....:
    it would have been corey for a boy
    Extra information:
    theres so many differant meanings for such a small name. Im sticking to 'darling'
  9. The best thing about the name Mia:
    It's the shortest name in my class.
    The worst thing about the name:

    If my name wasn`t Mia....:

    Extra information:
  10. The best thing about the name Mia:
    It goes well with nicknames: Pizza Mia, Mamma Mia, or even Mia bo Bea
    The worst thing about the name:
    People ask if its shortened and when i hear anything like Mia I think someone is calling my name
    If my name wasn`t Mia....:
    I would be a nobody. But I would love to have the name Juliet
    Extra information:
    Only Mia in my school :)
  11. The best thing about the name Mia:
    It is short and the most beautiful name you could have... ;)
    The worst thing about the name:
    Apparently, but less common, people mispronounce it.
    If my name wasn`t Mia....:
    It wouild be a hole in my ,life and i might just go suicidal if it wasn't.
    Extra information:
    Anybody's name that is kind of like Mia isn't good enough. You should just name your kid Mia.... Keep things simple. :)
  12. The best thing about the name Mia:
    I love it! Its short and sweet!
    The worst thing about the name:
    People always ask is that your real name? What is it short for?
    If my name wasn`t Mia....:
    I'd be average..
    Extra information:
    Mia's Rock!!
  13. The best thing about the name Mia:
    It is the name that reprsents me, also I was Made in Australia. M.I.A.
    The worst thing about the name:

    If my name wasn`t Mia....:

    Extra information:
  14. The best thing about the name Mia:
    Short and sweet, just like my daughter
    The worst thing about the name:
    Mispronounced like mya
    If my name wasn`t Mia....:
    Also liked indianna, but mia suits her the best
    Extra information:
  15. The best thing about the name Mia:
    it only has 3 letters (easy to spell)
    The worst thing about the name:
    nothing
    If my name wasn`t Mia....:
    i don't know what i would do!
    Extra information:
    nope
  16. The best thing about the name Mia:
    I love the sound of my name
    The worst thing about the name:
    Too short for a nickname
    If my name wasn`t Mia....:
    Maya
    Extra information:
    Nah
  17. The best thing about the name Mia:
    Short, simple, cute, feminine
    The worst thing about the name:
    Mistaken with Mai-Ya
    If my name wasn`t Mia....:
    No other name would fit me.
    Extra information:
    Nah'.
  18. The best thing about the name Mia:
    short and easy to spell
    The worst thing about the name:
    often confused with abbreviating Miami
    If my name wasn`t Mia....:
    i would have chosen Camila
    Extra information:
    Mia is sweet like my personality
  19. The best thing about the name Mia:
    it is just short easy to write.
    The worst thing about the name:
    they usually call me mama mia
    If my name wasn`t Mia....:
    it must like hell if my name was not mia
    Extra information:
    no more
  20. The best thing about the name Mia:
    It sounds lovely
    The worst thing about the name:
    nothing
    If my name wasn`t Mia....:
    I wouldn't be as happy
    Extra information:
    It would be more romantic if Miamor is the long version of the name.
  21. The best thing about the name Mia:
    Its very sweet and lovely name
    The worst thing about the name:
    nothing
    If my name wasn`t Mia....:
    i not would not be happy
    Extra information:
    nice name
  22. The best thing about the name Mia:
    its a lovely name, you feel nice
    The worst thing about the name:
    nothing
    If my name wasn`t Mia....:
    i would have been princess Mia
    Extra information:
    beautiful name
  23. The best thing about the name Mia:
    i like it the name fits me
    The worst thing about the name:

    If my name wasn`t Mia....:

    Extra information:
  24. The best thing about the name Mia:
    its a sweet name so it suits who i am and its short like mee ahaha
    The worst thing about the name:
    people pernounce my name as mya
    If my name wasn`t Mia....:
    if my name was mia it would probably be monique but i like that name too
    Extra information:
  25. The best thing about the name Mia:
    je to proste uzasne meno a velmi sa mi paci
    The worst thing about the name:

    If my name wasn`t Mia....:

    Extra information:
  26. The best thing about the name Mia:
    it is cool
    The worst thing about the name:
    it is short
    If my name wasn`t Mia....:
    i wold be nowone
    Extra information:
    noooooooooooooooo
  27. The best thing about the name Mia:
    It's short and sweet and suits my daughter so well.
    The worst thing about the name:
    I hate that my mother in law calls her Mia Pia. Also, I get people calling her Mya a lot.
    If my name wasn`t Mia....:
    If my daughter wasn't Mia, she would have been Zachary (if she was a boy)
    Extra information:
  28. The best thing about the name Mia:
    My name is actually short for 'Mianatasha', but everyone calls me either Mia or Natasha. I love being called it because it's simple and I love the meaning of it.
    The worst thing about the name:
    I hate being called Mia because people either associate me with 'Mia Farrow' or they call my Mya.
    If my name wasn`t Mia....:
    I would've been called Maddison.
    Extra information:
  29. The best thing about the name Mia:
    its easy to spell
    The worst thing about the name:
    some people call me mya
    If my name wasn`t Mia....:
    i would have been a boy called tyler
    Extra information:
    i love my name
  30. The best thing about the name Mia:
    its not as comment as most names and its pretty:)
    The worst thing about the name:
    people call me mya:p
    If my name wasn`t Mia....:
    then it would be mackenzie and mia would be my nickname
    Extra information:
    people need to stop saying its comen
  31. The best thing about the name Mia:
    It was the name I gave my little girl in 1977. She passed away in August 2008. That name is etched upon my heart.
    The worst thing about the name:

    If my name wasn`t Mia....:

    Extra information:
  32. The best thing about the name Mia:
    Itc sute short and to the point lol
    The worst thing about the name:
    people calling her Mya
    If my name wasn`t Mia....:
    If she wasnt mia she would of been called Payton
    Extra information:
    My husband picked her name and i love it
  33. The best thing about the name Mia:
    Its a cute and simple name
    The worst thing about the name:
    everyone says Maya
    If my name wasn`t Mia....:
    Jane or Joanne
    Extra information:
    No
  34. The best thing about the name Mia:
    people find it short, cute simple & sweet name.
    The worst thing about the name:
    when someone wrote Mia, i would wondering whether they referring to me or just an abbreviation of missing in action.
    If my name wasn`t Mia....:
    no. it will be Mia somehow..
    Extra information:
    Mia is my short name :)
  35. The best thing about the name Mia:
    mia is unique cuz its a name given by my grandma...
    The worst thing about the name:
    ever0nes jealous to mia
    If my name wasn`t Mia....:
    it would be venixa dia
    Extra information:
  36. The best thing about the name Mia:
    it means girl of mine, its cute, and girly
    The worst thing about the name:
    mya...
    If my name wasn`t Mia....:
    it would be anabelle
    Extra information:
    its becoming so common nowadays to have kids named Mia.
  37. The best thing about the name Mia:
    its pretty and not too common.
    The worst thing about the name:
    people call her maya, mya!
    If my name wasn`t Mia....:
    then we liked paige but mia suits her, small and sweet!
    Extra information:
    Her full name is Mia Rose Neave.
  38. The best thing about the name Mia:
    its short and sweet
    The worst thing about the name:
    people saying mya instead of mia
    If my name wasn`t Mia....:
    no
    Extra information:
    no
  39. The best thing about the name Mia:
    short name , easy to remember
    The worst thing about the name:
    people might call her MYA
    If my name wasn`t Mia....:
    didnt name her yet
    Extra information:
    nope


More `Mia` links
Mia as abbreviation
Actors named Mia
Mia in the encyclopedia





Statistics for Mia

Mia appears in 2007`s top-1000 name list at rank 15. The name reached the top-100 8 times. 2006 was a `top year` for the name Mia. (Based on 128 years of name history) In that year it ranked #13. The last time Mia appeared among the most common names was in 1970. Our records go back to 1880

YearRankRank
200715
200613
200517
200430
200336
200243
200176
200094
1999120
1998130
1997128
1996180
1995255
1994317
1993330
1992329
1991337
1990341
1980350
1970450
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See also the US top 1000 names 2007

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mia
mia-is a good an short name to have.
Nicole
My husband's grandfather's name is barrett and we are going to give or son that name for his middle name. We love it!
Mia Rose
Mia Rose is sooo common now days
Anna
We have named our daughter Maja but we spelled it as Mia. Love the shortness of it and the fact that it's uniquie as the pronaunciation is different.
mia
my name is mia i see the name every where i go
saumya
mia is so cute and i have it as my nick name
Mia
I hate how everyone at my school has my name and ALL the teachers STILL pronounce it as Mya. Do you think it would help to change it to Miya??
mia
simple and it suit my personality
Mia
Best name ever. :)
Ashley Renee
We're Naming Our Daughter Mi'Amor Mia For Short
Mia
Yerr
mia
best name ever!
tibebu
mia-is a short good name, in ethiopia oromo tribe mia means sweet
Mia Smogor
I love my name.Well except when I hear Bea, Leah, Nia or anything short that sounds like Mia i perk up thinking they are saying my name
mia
People always call me MYA its so annoying even teacher call it me :|


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