[ syll. gia, gi-a ] The baby girl name Gia is also used as a boy name, though the use for girls is far more popular. It is pronounced JHIYAH †. Gia's language of origin is Old Greek and Hebrew. It is predominantly used in English and Italian.
Gia is a form of the Italian and English Gaia in the English language.
Gia is also a shortening of the English and Italian Gianna in the Italian language.
Gia is also a form of the English Jane in the Italian language.
Gia is a rather popular baby girl name. The name has been rising in popularity since the 1990s. At the modest peak of its usage in 2011, 0.055% of baby girls were named Gia. It was #299 in rank then. In 2018, it ranked at #386 with a usage of 0.043%, and it was the 3rd most popular after Gianna and Jane, out of all girl names in its family. Gianna was 4 times more regularly used than Gia in 2018. In the last century Gia has primarily been a baby girl name.
† approx pronunciation for Gia: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"
A famous person named Gia is Actress Gia Scala, born Giovanna Scoglio March 3, 1934 - April 30, 1972, Liverpool, England.