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Maia - Meaning of Maia

What does Maia mean?

Meaning of the name MaiaMiaMayaMariaMaryMollyMyaMariahMiriamMarianaMaliaMarilynMillieMarissaMariamMay

[ 2 syll. ma-ia, mai-a ] The baby girl name Maia is also used as a boy name, though the use for girls is far more popular. It is pronounced as MAYAH †. Maia's language of origin is Hebrew, English, Latin, and Burmese. It is predominantly used in Basque, English, and Italian.

Maia is a form (Basque) of the English Mary.

Maia is also a form (English) of the English and Scottish May.

Maia is also a form (Italian) of the English Maya.

Maia is also a form of the English and Burmese Mya.

See also the related categories, burmese and italian.

Maia is a rather popular baby girl name. The name has been growing in popularity since the 1990s; prior to that, it was of only very modest use. Its usage peaked recently in 2017 with 0.034% of baby girls being named Maia. It was #487 in rank then. In 2017, among the family of girl names directly related to Maia, Maya was the most widely used. It was 6 times more regularly used than Maia in that year. In the last century Maia has primarily been a baby girl name.

Baby names that sound like Maia include Mayah, Meiah, Myia, Myiah, Maaja, Maasai, Maca, Macee, Macey, Macha, Machey, Machi, Machie, Machy, Maci, Macie, Mackey, Mackie, Macy, and Maecee.

† Pronunciation for Maia: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"


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