[ 2 syll. mya, my-a ] The baby girl name Mya is pronounced MAYaa- †. Mya is of Latin and Burmese origin, and it is used mainly in the English and Burmese languages. From Burmese roots, its meaning is 'emerald' - in this context, Mya can be used in the Burmese and English languages.
In addition, Mya is a form of the English Maya.
See also the related category burmese.
Mya is popular as a baby name for girls. The name has been rising in popularity since the 1990s; prior to that, it was of only very modest use. At the peak of its usage in 2009, 0.168% of baby girls were given the name Mya. Its ranking then was #98. In 2015, it ranked at #146 with a usage of 0.113%, and it was the 2nd most popular after Maya, out of all girl names in its group. It was 87% more frequently used than Mya in 2015.
† Pronunciation for Mya: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"
A famous person named Mya is Singer, Mya, born Mya Marie Harrison, 10 October 1979.