What is the meaning of the name Mia?

The name Mia is primarily a female name of English origin that means Of The Sea Or Bitter.

The name Mia is derived from various sources. In Scandinavian countries, Mia is often considered a short form of the name Maria, which means "bitter" in Hebrew. In Italian and Spanish, Mia means "mine" or "my" and is often used as a term of endearment.

Mia gained popularity in America during the latter part of the 20th Century, largely due to the success of actress Mia Farrow. Mia is now a common name for baby girls in many countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, and Canada.

Five famous people named Mia include:

Mia Hamm - An American retired professional soccer player, who is widely regarded as one of the greatest female soccer players of all time.

Mia Wasikowska - An Australian actress, known for her roles in films such as "Alice in Wonderland" and "Jane Eyre."

Mia Farrow - An American actress and activist, who rose to fame in the 1960s and 1970s for her roles in films such as "Rosemary's Baby" and "The Great Gatsby."

Mia Tyler - An American model, actress, and fashion designer, who is also the daughter of Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler.

Mia Michaels - An American choreographer, who has worked on various dance shows, including "So You Think You Can Dance" and "Dancing With the Stars".

Five fictional characters named Mia include:

Mia Thermopolis - The main character of "The Princess Diaries" book series by Meg Cabot, as well as the film adaptations. Mia is a teenage girl who discovers she is the heir to the throne of the fictional kingdom of Genovia.

Mia Townsend - A character from the "Need for Speed" video game series. She is a former street racer turned police officer who works with the player character to take down a criminal organization.

Mia Fey - A character from the "Ace Attorney" video game series. She is a defense attorney and the older sister of the main character, Phoenix Wright.

Mia Wallace - A character from the film "Pulp Fiction" directed by Quentin Tarantino. She is the wife of gangster Marsellus Wallace and becomes involved with hitman Vincent Vega.

Mia Grey - A character from the "Fifty Shades of Grey" book series by E.L. James. Mia is the younger sister of the male protagonist, Christian Grey.

Different Spellings of the name Mia:


People who like the name Mia also like:

Amelia, Ella, Emma, Ava, Charlotte, Sophia, Olivia, Owen, Lucas, Mason, Ethan, Landon, Liam, Oliver

Names like Mia:

Mio, Menna, Maemi, Mya, Mahon, Mayu, Min, Memo, Maina, Mana, Moon, Miho, Mwinyi, Minya, Meo, May, Miniona, Mine, Moanna, Monone, Maimun, Mamie, Meino, Minh, Miyu, Monono, Mhina, Momoyo, Miya, Mayhem

Celebrity Babies with this Name:

Mia Bella Elizabeth Sorrentino - daughter of Mike Sorrentino and Lauren Sorrentino , born 2023
Mia Victoria Borrero - daughter of Jasmine Tookes and Juan David Borrero , born 2023
Mia Lowe - daughter of Sean Lowe and Catherine Giudici , born 2019
Mia Love Thicke - daughter of Robin Thicke and April Love Geary , born 2018
Mia Loren Ziering - daughter of Ian Ziering and Erin Ziering , born 2011

Stats for the Name Mia

checkmark Mia is currently #91 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Mia is currently #6 in U.S. births

Songs about Mia

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Cara Mia - Jay and the Americans
Me And Mia - Ted Leo and the Pharmacists
Mia - Aerosmith
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