Miya: baby girl name meaning and popularity


A Japanese name that can mean several things, depending on how its Kanji character is written: among them, "temple," "beautiful," and "what!" It can also be pronounced ME-ah or MY-ah, so all in all, it's a versatile name. Let's hope that characteristic is reflected in your little Miya's personality!


This is a hard-to-nickname name.

Famous people named Miya:

Olympic swimmer Miya Tachibana; composer Miya Masaoka; art historian/writer Miya Tokumitsu; actress Miya George.

Fun fact:

Miya Shimada is a character from DC Comics that goes by the pseudonym Tsunami.

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