Mya

Mya - A very unique female name



  Feb 20,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Mya appeared on the charts for the first time in 1966 on position #2522. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Mya and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Mya? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Mya. The baby girl name Mya was given to 2,508 baby girls in 2012, ranking #124 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 563 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Mya peaked in popularity 12 years ago in 2005 on position 98.



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Mya is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Mya is currently topping the baby name charts in South Dakota at position #34 - and is the least popular in Alabama at position #287.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Mya is where you live.


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Mya origin and meaning

Mya is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Mya, pop culture references for the name Mya and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Mya

We've found the following names that sound similar to Mya, sorted by popularity.

Mia / Minnie / Mae / Maya / Mamie / Mona / May / Maia / Mina / Myah /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012124
2011104
2010101
200999
2008101
2007102
2006100
200598
2004115
2003116
2002145
2001148
2000176
1999166
1998241
19971034
19961302
19951285
19941529
19931219
19922110
19911563
19901924
19892753
19882565
19872304
19863054
19853702
19842590
19832228
19822415
19812227
19801570
19792738
19781398
19772229
19722234
19712922
19682606
19662522

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
South Dakota34
North Dakota52
Rhode Island56
Iowa61
Michigan74
Wisconsin77
Connecticut79
Minnesota82
West Virginia84
Maine85
Kansas85
Montana86
Missouri87
Ohio89
Colorado91
Pennsylvania95
Arizona97
Wyoming97
Nebraska99
Tennessee103
Indiana106
New Mexico109
Oklahoma111
New York112
Maryland113
Florida116
Arkansas121
Illinois125
Washington131
Delaware138
Louisiana143
Massachusetts145
Idaho145
Utah153
Nevada154
Texas164
North Carolina165
Virginia165
California170
New Jersey170
Kentucky173
Hawaii176
Georgia182
Oregon185
South Carolina217
New Hampshire235
Mississippi239
Alabama287

Even more about Mya


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Mya a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Mya?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2005
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Mya
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 563
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1966
2012 births +2,508

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