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Gender: F Meaning of Miya: "palace, shrine, temple" Origin of Miya: Variation of Mia or Maya; Japanese Miya's Popularity in 2016: #954

Is it pronounced MEE-ah or MY-ah? Only the bearer knows for sure, which is one of the central problems with this hybrid name that has bounced along near the bottom of the Top 1000 for over a decade.

Miya is also a Japanese name that comes from the word meaning "palace" or "temple."

Miya Tachibana is a Japanese Olympic swimmer.

Famous People Named Miya

Gimi "Miya" George, Indian actress
Miya Serizono, Japanese voice actress
Miya Tachibana, Japanese Olympic synchronized swimmer
Miya Masaoka, American composer
Miyako "Miya", daughter of Youtuber 'itsjudyslife'

Pop Culture References for the name Miya

Miya Shimada aka Tsunami, DC Comics character