[ 2 syll. mi-ya, miy-a ] The baby girl name Miya is pronounced as MIY-Yaa- †. Miya is used chiefly in the English and Japanese languages, and its origin is Latin and Japanese. From Japanese roots, its meaning is temple, Shinto.
In addition, Miya is a variant of the name Maya (English).
Miya is uncommon as a baby name for girls. At the modest height of its usage in 2014, 0.015% of baby girls were given the name Miya. Its ranking then was #906. The baby name has since substantially fallen in popularity, and is today of sporadic use. In 2018, within the group of girl names directly linked to Miya, Maya was the most frequently used.
† Pronunciation for Miya: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"