The Hebrew name it descends from is Miriam, a name that means 'beloved'. As a common diminutive of Maria, Mia can either mean 'bitterness' or 'loved one', and the name is also associated with the Italian word 'mia', meaning 'mine'.
Also to know is, what is the ethnicity of the name Mia?
Mia Girl's name meaning, origin, and popularity. A short version of Maria popularized by actress Mia Farrow. Its Latin origins mean "mine" or "wished-for child."
What is the meaning of the name Mya?
The name Mya is a new coinage of an uncertain derivation, possibly a respelling of Mia or Maya, or influenced by Myra. The origin of Mia perhaps goes back to ancient Egypt from the word “mry”, which means 'beloved.' From Maya, the name could be derived from the Greek root “mai” which means 'great.'