Miah name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Hebrew, Latin and Sanskrit
Usage: Arabic and English
Pronunciation: MEE-ah
Meaning: Illusion, The Moon, Mine and Bitterness
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What does Miah mean?

Used largely in English and Arabic eminent, Miah is originated from Latin, Hebrew and Sanskrit and a gender insensitive name, Miah means "Illusion, The Moon, Mine or Bitterness". Miah is variant of well-known and recently rising Maya.

Maya is variant form of admired Maja. Also Maya is variant of perpetual and prevalent May. Maya is derivative of Marie. Originated from Latin and Hebrew, Renowned Maya, Maya means "Wet Nurse and Durga".

How do I pronounce Miah?

The most common pronunciation of one syllabled Miah is MEE-ah. There should be emphasis on first MEE syllable while speaking. Some people pronounce it as miah.

Variants of Miah

Maria, Mariam, Mariamne, Mirjam, Maya, Maja, May, Maaja, Sumaya, Mayarose, Maarja, Maraike, Mara, Angelamaria, Maite, Marriam, Miriam, Mary, Mamre, Marianne, Mireio, Maha, Maje, Maj, Margit, Marit, Marina, Mae, Mai, Maylyn, Mya, Mâja, Sumaaya, Shoshana, Sousanna, Sue, Samiya

Names that rhyme with Miah

How popular is the name Miah?

In United States, Miah was once a common name since emerging in 1974 it has been given to over 7975 babies. When at the peak of its usage in 2012,. However after 45 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts but it is still in a strong position.

Miah is a familiar baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 600 names. In 2011, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 583 on girl names chart when 69 babies were named Miah.

There are over 935 babies that have been given the name Miah in England and Wales.

Miah is an uncommon baby name in still in use in France. Miah is a rare baby name in Ireland however it is still in use.

But Miah is a popular baby name in Indonesia where every 1 in 30000 have the name. At least, 10000 people globally have been given the name as per our research.

View more ▾View full list ▾[1] Source: Social Security Administration


Numerological aspects of Miah

Stick with your goals and don't give up until you become proud of yourself. Sometimes, you act like a control freak. You are born for so much more than you think. Understanding others is your specialty, but you never expect people to do for you, what you are willing to do for them. To have number 22 as your expression no means you are destined for great things. Escaping or ignoring your problems won't make them go away.

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Middle names for Miah

Possible options for a child named Miah include these snowballing and widely-accepted middle names:

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Famous people named Miah

  • Miah Nikora, professional rugby union player from New Zealand
  • Miah Madden in The Sapphires as Actress


  1. Social Security Administration, https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/index.html
  2. Office for National Statistics, https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/livebirths
  3. Central Statistics Office - An Phríomh-Oifig Staidrimh, https://visual.cso.ie/?body=entity/babynames
  4. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques, https://www.insee.fr/fr/statistiques/2540004
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