[ syll. (s)hia, sh-ia ] The baby girl name Shia is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced -SHIYAH †. Shia's language of origin is Hebrew. The meaning of Shia is 'God is salvation'.
Forms of Shia include the names Sheya, Shiah, and Shiya.
Another variant of the name is the contracted form Shi.
See also the related categories, god and salvation.
Shia is not commonly used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Shia include Sheah, Shiah, Saatchi, Sabbee, Sabbi, Sacha, Sachey, Sachi, Sachy, Sadzee, Sadzey, Sadzie, Saga, Sagah, Sagga, Saha, Sahkyo, Sai, Saiha, and Saihah.
† approx English pronunciation for Shia: SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"