[ 2 syll. dia, di-a ] The baby girl name Dia is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced DIY-aa- †. Dia has its origins in the African-Mende and Indoeuropean languages. It is used largely in English. From African-Mende roots, its meaning is 'middle child'.
In addition, Dia is a shortening (English) of Diana.
Dia is also a shortening (English) of the English, French, and German Diane.
Dia is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. In 2018, within the family of girl names directly related to Dia, Diana was the most commonly used.
† Pronunciation for Dia: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"