What does Maya mean?
The meaning of Maya is "illusion, G-d's power".
It is also of Greek origin, where its meaning is "mother".
Maya is generally used as a girl's name.
It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced May-a.
The Given Name Maya
Embraced by many parents, the name Maya, is one of warmth and grace.
Memorable yet sweet, the name is a great blend of character and flair.
Maya is also great as a middle name.
Some famous bearers of this name include: Maya Angelou, Maya Moore, and Maya Rudolph.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 74 in baby name popularity for girls with 3,932 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.
The trend's your friend. See how Maya has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Maya Name Popularity Page.
Maya Related Names
- Maya Angelou ~ Writer
- Maya Moore ~ Basketball Player
- Maya Rudolph ~ Actress
Maya Name Fun
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