[ 2 syll. ma-ia, mai-a ] The baby boy name Maia is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. Its pronunciation is MAYAH †. Maia is used predominantly in the Maori language and it is also derived from Maori origins. The name's meaning is brave warrior.
Maia is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In the past century Maia has mostly been a girl name.
† English pronunciation for Maia: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"