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Maia Meaning


What does Maia mean?

The name Maia is of Latin and Greek origin.

The meaning of Maia is "mother".

Maia is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Mai-a.

The Given Name Maia

Maia is good for parents who want a name that is popular and chic.

A wonderfully classic name.

Although often used, your stylish little Maia, is sure to make it all her own.

Maia falls into the Greek myth name category.

Maia Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 502 in baby name popularity for girls with 614 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 487 in baby name popularity for girls with 639 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

View the Maia Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Maia has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Maia to other names.

Maia Related Names

Variants of the name Maia include Maeja, Mya, Myah.

The names Maiya, Maja, Maya, Mayme are all forms of Maia.

Famous Maias

  • Maia ~ Greek Myth - A daughter of Atlas and the mother of Hermes., Greek Myth - One of several Pleiades.

Maia Numerology

What will your new littleMaia be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Maia are often noteworthy and gifted but most of all they are read more >>

Maia Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Maia in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Maia.

Just for fun, see the name Maia in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Maia in Nautical Flags page.