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Really cute, funky and chic.
futuremother99  9/27/2018
My name is Mya and I pronounce it My-Uh. I've grown up with people calling me Me-Uh and My-Ruh, it gets annoying! Lol.
― Anonymous User  11/29/2017
I'm not a big fan of it. I know it's pronounced "MY-uh" but I always said it like "mee-YAH".
― Anonymous User  3/7/2017
Beautiful! Maya sounds too modern, but Mya is perfect! I'm going to use this in my book!
KittenMeow  4/23/2016
Sounds very hip hop- I like it! Love the spelling of it too!
cutenose  12/2/2015
Actually, my first instinct is to pronounce this Myah (with one syllable and a consonant y sound). If you name your daughter this, that is what I will call her. So don't think this spelling variation is easy to understand or pronounce. I think most people know how to pronounce Maya because we are familiar with or at least have heard of the Native American civilization. I actually think Mya pronounced like I wrote is weirdly attractive now, hehe.
thesnowwhiterose  5/30/2015
I prefer this spelling as there's no pronunciation confusion. You pronounce as it's spelt!
― Anonymous User  11/30/2014
I love this name! It's beautiful :-) If I have another daughter I will name her this.
― Anonymous User  11/29/2014
This is my pet rat's name lol. But we spell it "Myah" and I think this name is even cute for a human. LOL.
Cassidy_  3/5/2014
Woah, what's with the 700 spot jump from 1997 to 1998?
― Anonymous User  7/19/2013
It's my middle name and I just LOVE it, it's very very pretty.
crazymonkeyk9  3/4/2011
A friend of mine's goddaughter is named Mya, and I think it's a beautiful name. I also like this spelling better than Maya, which looks like MAY-uh with a long "a".
erb816  7/27/2008
This is my favorite spelling of the name, as Maya always struck me as pretentious or new-age-y. It's a pretty name, but I'm not sure how good it sounds on a grown woman who wants to be taken seriously in this world of classism, sexism, tough competition, and all that crap.
slight night shiver  4/30/2008
A Hip Hop/R&B artist who had a couple of albums around 2000/2001.
― Anonymous User  9/3/2006

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