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Meaning of Mya

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The name Mya has the following meaning:

Derived from Maya menaing "May".
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.


As a baby girl name, Mya is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 124 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Mya rose in popularity, moving up the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 3 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 98 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Mya in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Mya is pronounced as my-uh


Mya originates from the Burmese language.

See other suggested Burmese girl baby names.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Mya and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Mya: Boys - Girls - Both genders - Audrey, Carlisle, Lucille, Lyric, Makena, Muriel


Popular Variants for the name Mya: Myah


We think the name Mya should fall under the following style category: Classics.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Mya to be: Mysterious and quiet lady

In one word, you might describe Mya as a(n) "mysterious" person.

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Faces of



Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Mya (or its variants) are:

Mia Dillon, born on 9 July, a famous actress. Mia Dillon's background: An American actress. Born in Colorado, Dillon made her Broadway debut in Da in 1978. She was nominated for the 1980 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Once a Catholic) and the 1982 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play (Crimes of the Heart). Additional theater credits include Agnes of God, The Corn is Green, Hay Fever, Come Back, Little Sheba, The Three Sisters, and Our Town.

Mưa Marie Harrison, born on 10 October, a famous singer. Mưa Marie Harrison's background: An American R&B and pop singer-songwriter, record producer, dancer, actress, model, and philanthropist who rose to fame during the late 1990s

Mia Katherine Zapata, born on 25 August, a famous singer. Mia Katherine Zapata's background: The lead singer for the Seattle punk rock band The Gits. Highly influential in the Seattle, Washington music scene, she was considered a dynamic live performer and a uniquely gifted lyricist and painter.
Madison (2)
Mia (36)
Maria (42)
Mary (55)
Michelle (64)
Melissa (90)
Melanie (98)
Molly (103)
Mya (124)
Margaret (127)
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