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Mia Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Mia?

In 2018 the uber popular name Mia, ranked the 7th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

Presently one of the top 10 most popular, Mia has been less popular than the top 1000 in the past.

Its highest popularity ranking of #6 was reached for the first time in 2013 and as recently as 2017.

The name was bestowed upon the greatest number of babies in 2015 with 14,905 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Mia in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 1941.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Mia occurred roughly during the years 1945-1954, 1956-1965, 1976-1980, 1994-2006, and 2008-2015, whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1965-1969, 1970-1973, and 2016-2017.

Sometimes the name Mia has been more popular as a girls name and sometimes it has been more popular as a boys.

For a number of years, the name Mia has been soaring upward in popularity. In recent years however, the number of babies given the name Mia has remained about the same.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Mia?

Overall, when compared to its most prominent year, the name's popularity is at a very high point.

The name Mia is a huge favorite and has recently started to plateu at its present level but may also begin to make a more decisive move up or down.

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   Mia (Girl)Mia (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 12,642 7 12 6,941
2017 13,470 6 16 5,686
2016 14,428 6 15 5,941
2015 14,905 6 17 5,437
2014 13,512 6 13 6,507
2013 13,152 6 16 5,554
2012 12,023 8 10 7,931
2011 11,530 9 7 10,376
2010 10,639 10 11 7,409
2009 11,426 10 19 5,046
2008 10,169 14 10 8,082
2007 10,919 15 24 4,201
2006 12,024 13 18 4,984
2005 10,843 17 15 5,474
2004 7,397 30 17 4,927
2003 7,082 36 12 6,128
2002 6,259 43 10 6,877
2001 3,918 76 5 11,725
2000 3,451 93 5 11,570
1999 2,737 120 < 5 --
1998 2,566 130 < 5 --
1997 2,493 128 < 5 --
1996 1,689 180 < 5 --
1995 1,102 255 < 5 --
1994 859 316 < 5 --
1993 794 330 6 8,331
1992 821 329 < 5 --
1991 779 338 < 5 --
1990 780 341 < 5 --
1989 660 383 16 3,557
1988 620 387 < 5 --
1987 544 409 5 7,737
1986 491 438 < 5 --
1985 500 438 < 5 --
1984 452 463 < 5 --
1983 471 441 < 5 --
1982 548 415 < 5 --
1981 718 332 < 5 --
1980 680 350 5 6,921
1979 602 375 5 6,721
1978 523 395 8 4,419
1977 443 450 < 5 --
1976 355 503 < 5 --
1975 368 493 < 5 --
1974 390 461 < 5 --
1973 349 499 < 5 --
1972 415 451 < 5 --
1971 482 432 < 5 --
1970 487 450 < 5 --
1969 461 447 < 5 --
1968 682 335 < 5 --
1967 738 321 < 5 --
1966 721 330 < 5 --
1965 1,053 266 < 5 --
1964 300 568 < 5 --
1963 104 1,055 < 5 --
1962 85 1,198 < 5 --
1961 48 1,637 < 5 --
1960 52 1,551 < 5 --
1959 51 1,530 < 5 --
1958 33 1,931 < 5 --
1957 40 1,719 < 5 --
1956 39 1,708 < 5 --
1955 42 1,591 < 5 --
1954 46 1,495 < 5 --
1953 31 1,816 < 5 --
1952 30 1,846 < 5 --
1951 28 1,872 < 5 --
1950 20 2,228 < 5 --
1949 23 2,045 < 5 --
1948 18 2,392 < 5 --
1947 14 2,858 < 5 --
1946 13 2,839 < 5 --
1945 8 3,588 < 5 --
1944 9 3,299 < 5 --
1943 8 3,717 < 5 --
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United States name popularity data is provided by the Social Security Administration and is based on Social Security card applications.

Data for a given year is not made available until well into the next year.

Data reflects what was recorded and has not been edited for errors, so for example the gender associated with a name may be incorrect.

The more babies that are given a particular name, the higher the popularity ranking. If multiple names have the same usage, the tie is broken by assigning popularity rank in alphabetical order. Therefore in the case of names with fewer occurrences, names with the same number of occurrences may have vastly different rankings because they will be interranked alphabetically.

To safeguard privacy, the SSA does not include names with less than 5 occurrences.

Please note, we update the data each May when the SSA releases new figures. All data changes at that time, including previous years, which will change minutely based on new information.