in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- Origin: Latin
- Meaning: Great
- #2254 All Time
Pronunciation of Maia
How popular is the name "Maia" in the U.S.?
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Want to know about the populiarty of Maia? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11,068 babies born with the name Maia in the United States. That's more than enough Maias to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1950 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Maia" was in 2006 with a total of 597 babies.
According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Maia" ranks #85 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 12 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 2010. Across the entire United States a total of 474 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.
Where is the name Maia popular?
The map shows the relative popularity of the name Maia in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!
Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations
Have you been wondering what does the name "Maia" mean? The list below shows the origins of Maia as well as things modernly associated with the name Maia such as celebrities named Maia.
Origin and Meaning of Maia
The name "Maia" is of Latin origin, and it means "Great". It's a name commonly given to girls.
M is for melody, the song of life.
A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.
I is for impressive, your list of qualities.
A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.
Your name in reverse order is "Aiam". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aima". How do you pronounce that?
Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
Past life for Maia born Jan 2, 2008
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Romania approximately on 1850. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.
Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.
Name poster for Maia
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