It turns out that your baby’s name affects a lot more than just her monogram!
According to parenting.com, a name is a big influencer on how others see a person.
Your name also can play a big role in how you see yourself!
This is why so many people spend an overwhelming amount of time searching Google for the perfect first name. After hours of poring over endless search results, it’s no surprise that many people let the middle name take a backseat.
That’s why I’ve been putting together my How To Pick A Middle Name series. So with a quick glance, you can find the perfect middle name for your daughter!
Without any further ado, here are the best middle names for a girl named Mia.
I’ve compiled these from baby name databases, parent discussion forums, and other sources then whittled them down to the ones I personally think sound the best.
Hope it helps!
The importance of picking a good middle name for your daughter
Legally, there is no requirement or formal reason to have a middle name.
A middle name is completely optional, but so many people have one that it seems like something you have to do.
If you are looking for the perfect name for your daughter, then you have probably already decided that including a middle name is a must.
That’s a good choice because that extra name between your first and last can have a lot of benefits!
Here are 3 big reasons you should think and research carefully about a good middle name that goes well with Mia:
A middle name lets you preserve even more family or other important names
It’s natural that you would consider naming your child after someone who is important to you, but if you have more than one person you want to honor, then how do you choose?
A middle name gives you the opportunity to pay tribute to multiple special people in your life.
All you need to do is to make sure that the names flow together nicely!
Their middle name can, and might, become their nickname
You’ve probably told your kids on more than one occasion, “You get what you get, and you don’t throw a fit.”
Well, a middle name lets kids have a little bit of a choice, and it lets them have a nickname!
Many people opt to go by their middle names full-time.
If your child shares her first name with someone else in her class at school, then using her middle name can make things easier. Your daughter might just like to use her middle name because she likes it better.
Keep this in mind when you make your choice, and stay away from names that could prove to be embarrassing!
The full name power play
Nothing beats the classic full-name warning delivered by parents everywhere, for example, “MIA GRACE JOHNSON, DO NOT PAINT YOUR BROTHER!!”
Every child knows that when mom plays the FULL NAME card, it means BIG trouble.
So, parents, try out your child’s potential full name by practicing this warning.
Your future self will thank you because the easier it rolls off of your tongue, the more effective it will be.
Middle name ideas for a girl named Mia
And now, the moment you all have been waiting for, the list!
Remember, these are some ideas to get your brain going. It’s a great starting point, and I am sure you will find some great middle names to go with Mia!
My favorite middle names for Mia have to be Mia Rose and Mia Isabelle. I like those beautiful middle names with Mia, but you should go with whatever sounds best to you!
Meaning of the name Mia
According to BabyCenter, Mia is a Latin name, meaning “mine,” or “wished-for-child.”
It is also a short version of the name Maria.
Some famous Mias are actress Mia Farrow and professional soccer player Mia Hamm.
Mia is also an Italian word meaning, “mine.”
Those are just a few of my favorite names that go well with Mia, but by no means is it an exhaustive list.
Hopefully, you found a few you like as well. Tell me in the comments which ones you like, or just your favorite middle names for girls in general.
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Good luck, parents!