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How many do you know? Imogen and Mya

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IBelieveInPink Sun 28-Jul-13 07:30:39

We have narrowed names for our baby girl down to 2. I know names go in and out of popularity, but I am just curious to know how popular these 2 are at the moment?
So... How many children do you know with either the name Imogen or Mya? Thanks smile

amessagetoyouYoni Mon 29-Jul-13 11:18:29

I know three Imogens. One adult and two little girls of about 5 yrs old. Nice name.

I know infant school aged children called Maya and Mia. Two teenagers called Mya with that spelling. Also a Maja and Maia! Both little girls.

sandberry Sun 28-Jul-13 20:41:25

the odd Imogen and millions of Maya/Mya/Maja/Maia so much so it has become a joke. I once walked round the PN ward and only one baby girl was not a Maia/Maya/Mya/Maja. It is super trendy because it is nice and works in a number of languages/cultures and it looks less popular than it is because of the spelling variations.

Cocodale Sun 28-Jul-13 20:15:21

One of each x

hurricanemum Sun 28-Jul-13 20:05:39

2 Imogens and 3 Maya/Mia
Imogen nicer and more classic imho

Mollie272 Sun 28-Jul-13 15:02:00

No Imogen's, but loads of Mias/Myas round here.

BikeRunSki Sun 28-Jul-13 13:44:04

1 imogen (3)
1 Maya (5)

And some adult ones of each.

Hashtagwhatever Sun 28-Jul-13 13:42:48

No imogen
One mya one myia

Frikadellen Sun 28-Jul-13 13:41:36

0 Imogens
1 Maya
1 Mya
3 Mia's
1 Maja

IBelieveInPink Sun 28-Jul-13 13:06:01

Thanks ladies, appreciate all the feedback smile

fluffyraggies Sun 28-Jul-13 11:08:25

The Maya i know is pronounced as in the beginning of 'mayonnaise'.
The Mia is like Meee-a smile

fluffyraggies Sun 28-Jul-13 11:04:46

Mya = to rhyme with 'higher'.

(the one i know is anyway smile )

mrsyattering Sun 28-Jul-13 10:54:30

0 Imogen
6 Mia/Mya

lljkk Sun 28-Jul-13 10:51:50

How do you pronounce Mya? Is it My-UH? MEEE-uh, what?
I know one Maya (MY-uh) and no Imogens.
Imogen makes me cringe, tbh, not remotely pretty in my mind. I can't see Imogen having a sister called Jayde & a brother called Tyler.

fluffyraggies Sun 28-Jul-13 10:44:21

1 Imogen
1 Mia
1 Mya
1 Maya

VonHerrBurton Sun 28-Jul-13 09:51:22

No Imogens. Love it though, really pretty.

Mya, Mia, Maya, Maya-Grace, Mia-Rose, Mia-Elizabeth ...aaaarrrgh..thousands of 'em. One particular mother corrects everyone at every opportunity 'erm, its Mayy-ah, actually' when anyone gets the damn pronunciation wrong, they all merge into one common name to me.

lottieandmia Sun 28-Jul-13 09:47:06

I know a few Imogens and no Myas but do know a Maya and a Mia.

ProphetOfDoom Sun 28-Jul-13 09:45:52

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Wbdn28 Sun 28-Jul-13 09:40:59

One of each.

Englishroses Sun 28-Jul-13 09:39:54

Imogen is one of the most popular girls names locally. That and Isobelle and Isla

Writerwannabe83 Sun 28-Jul-13 09:34:12

There aren't many Imogen's where I live smile

I really like the name too smile

insanityscratching Sun 28-Jul-13 08:42:46

2 Imogens and lots of Maya, Mya and Mia's here

CityGal29 Sun 28-Jul-13 08:40:11

Lots of mya Mia maya Miia round here, all ages. Loads of Amelia and Amelie Amalie Ava too. V common.

Never heard of an Imogen yet know lots 0-5 grin

Passmethecrisps Sun 28-Jul-13 08:35:10

Imogen is a lovely name. Mya is nice too but I really like Imogen.

Passmethecrisps Sun 28-Jul-13 08:34:16

1 Imogen. 1 Mya.

Both at baby sensory actually.

Scruffey Sun 28-Jul-13 08:32:26

1 Imogen
2 Mia, 2 Maya, 0 Mya

I would go with Imogen.

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