Pia

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See also: pia, PIA, and Pià

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Pia, feminine form of the papal name Pius, Latin pius "pious". By folk etymology associated with Scandinavian type nicknames like Mia, Moa, Thea, etc. Taken up as a given name in the 20th century. Cognate with Finnish Piia.

Proper noun[edit]

Pia

  1. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data: 29 411 females with the given name Pia have been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005, with the frequency peak in the 1960s. Accessed on 19 May, 2011.

German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Pia

  1. A female given name recently popular.

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin Pius.

Proper noun[edit]

Pia

  1. A female given name used in the twentieth century.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin Pius.

Proper noun[edit]

Pia

  1. A female given name popular in the twentieth century.