Short for Maria in Danish and Swedish, the name may also mean “uncertain” in Hebrew. The name has steadily risen in popularity in the U.S. since the 19060s and has been made famous by actress Mia Farrow and soccer player Mia Hamm.
Variant forms include Mea and Meya and similar names include Mya, Maia and Miah.
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