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Miya Meaning


What does Miya mean?

The name Miya is of Japanese origin.

The meaning of Miya is "temple".

Miya is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Miy-a.

The Given Name Miya

Miya appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

A wonderfully classic name.

Miya remains a favorite due to its popular and bold nature.

Miya Popularity

In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 966 in baby name popularity for girls with 279 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 906 in baby name popularity for girls with 299 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

View the Miya Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Miya has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Miya to other names.

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    Miya Numerology

    What will your new littleMiya be like?

    It may all be in the numbers.

    The numbers that make up your child's name.

    Numerology may give you some insight.

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    Miya Name Fun

    Would you like to fingerspell the name Miya in American Sign Language?

    Then just follow the diagram below.

    Be creative with the name Miya.

    Just for fun, see the name Miya in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

    Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Miya in Nautical Flags page.