[ 2 syll. pia, pi-a ] The baby girl name Pia is pronounced in German as PIYaa †. Pia is of Old Greek and Latin origin. It is used mainly in Dutch, English, Greek, Italian, Polish, Scandinavian, French, and German. Latin origin, English, French, German, and Italian use: It is a biblical name derived from the word pius with the meaning 'pious, godly, honorable'. The name is frequently found in Italy and Scandinavia, and has recently been introduced to English speakers. In the US, it is known from the actress and singer Pia Zadora (1956-).
In addition, Pia is a diminutive of the English, French, German, and Greek Olympia in the Dutch, English, Greek, Italian, Polish, and Scandinavian languages.
Pia is the feminine form of the English and German Pius.
Pia is not popular as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.
† Pronunciation for Pia: P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"