MIA
GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: MEE-ah (Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, German), MEE-ə (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Scandinavian, Dutch and German diminutive of MARIA. It coincides with the Italian word mia meaning "mine".
Related Names
VARIANTS: Maja, Majken, My (Swedish), Maiken, Maja (Norwegian), Maiken, Maja, Majken (Danish), Maaike, Marieke, Mariëtte, Marijke, Marike, Mariska, Marita, Meike, Mieke, Miep, Mies, Ria (Dutch), Maja, Mareike, Mariele, Marita, Meike, Mitzi, Ria (German), Mya (English)
DIMINUTIVE: Jet (Dutch)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Mariam, Maryam (Arabic), Mariam (Armenian), Maria, Miren, Maia (Basque), Maryia (Belarusian), Mary, Miriam (Biblical), Maria, Mariam (Biblical Greek), Miriam (Biblical Hebrew), Maria (Biblical Latin), Mari (Breton), Mariya (Bulgarian), Maria, Mariona, Ona (Catalan), Maria (Corsican), Marija, Maja, Mara, Mare, Marica, Marijeta, Mojca (Croatian), Marie, Madlenka, Maja, Marika (Czech), Maarja, Mari, Mirjam, Maarika, Marika (Estonian), Maaria, Maria, Marja, Marjaana, Marjo, Miia, Mirjam, Mirjami, Jaana, Maarika, Maija, Mari, Marianne, Marika, Marita, Maritta, Marjatta, Marjukka, Marjut, Mirja (Finnish), Marie, Myriam, Manon, Marianne, Marielle, Mariette, Marion, Marise (French), Maria, Maike, Mareike (Frisian), María (Galician), Mariam, Mariami, Meri (Georgian), Maria, Marika (Greek), Malia, Mele (Hawaiian), Miriam (Hebrew), Mariamne (History), Mária, Mara, Mari, Marica, Marika, Mariska (Hungarian), María, Mæja (Icelandic), Máire, Maura, Moira, Mairenn, Máirín, Maureen, Maurine, Moyra (Irish), Maria, Marianna, Mariella, Marietta, Mimi (Italian), Marija (Latvian), Marija (Lithuanian), Marija, Maja (Macedonian), Moirrey, Voirrey (Manx), Mere (Maori), Malle, Molle (Medieval English), Maria (Occitan), Maryam (Persian), Maria, Maja, Marika, Maryla, Marzena (Polish), Maria, Mariana, Mariazinha (Portuguese), Maria (Romanian), Mariya, Marya, Manya, Maryana, Masha (Russian), Márjá (Sami), Màiri, Maura, Moira, Moyra (Scottish), Marija, Maja, Mara, Marica (Serbian), Mária, Maja, Marika (Slovak), Marija, Mirjam, Maja, Marica, Mojca (Slovene), María, Marita (Spanish), Maritza (Spanish (Latin American)), Meryem (Turkish), Mariya (Ukrainian), Meryem (Uyghur), Mair, Mari, Mairwen (Welsh), Mirele (Yiddish)
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