Shia

Shia - A very unique male name



  May 30,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Shia appeared on the charts for the first time in 1986 on position #2087. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Shia and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Shia? 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 Shia. The baby boy name Shia was given to 42 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1740 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 39,073 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Shia peaked in popularity 6 years ago in 2011 on position 1380.



Famous with this name

Shia LaBeouf
Howie Shia
Shia Jung


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Shia is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Shia is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #519 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,829.

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 Shia is where you live.


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Shia origin and meaning

Shia is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Shia, pop culture references for the name Shia and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Shia

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

Sage / Shea / Shay / Sky / Skye / Shaya / Sasha / Shigeo / Sekou / Sai /

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
20121740
20111380
20101468
20091421
20081819
20072436
20062136
20052014
20042544
20032373
20022474
20012443
20002475
19991975
19982628
19972229
19952993
19942786
19922993
19913015
19902700
19892640
19882994
19862087

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York519
New Jersey840
California2829

Even more about Shia


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 Shia 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 male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Shia?

2 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
2011
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Shia
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 39,073
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1986
2012 births +42

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