Origin:Scandinavian
Popularity:16
Meaning:beloved
This all-star name is chic and sporty with a dose of spunky girl power. In Spanish and Italian, Mia means “my” or “mine,” but it is also the Scandinavian and German pet form of Maria. Actress Mia Farrow introduced the name to moviegoers in the 1960s, but soccer icon Mia Hamm really kicked it to the next level. Although Anne Hathaway's character in The Princess Diaries and British musician M.I.A. also helped, and now this rockin' baby name shows little sign of slowing down.

Famous Mias

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    Zara and Mike Tindall

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