Origin/meaning: Italian, "Mine"
Why it's a top name: While Mia's fairly new to the top 10 list, the name rose in popularity from spot 10 in 2010 to its current 8th place ranking. Its appeal has ascended since 2000 when it entered the top 100—and it's kept on rising. Mia's a short and sweet name that packs a vivacious punch.
Mias you might know:
- Actress Mia Farrow
- Soccer player Mia Hamm
- Princess Mia in The Princess Diaries (pictured)