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Popularity
11k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Maia

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Great
  • #2254 All Time
Girls
Boys
More Popular Potential Spellings
174k Mia
109k Mae
49k May

How popular is the name "Maia" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1950660
1952660
1953550
1955550
1956770
1957550
1958990
195915150
196012120
196112120
196229290
196322220
196416160
196518180
196634340
196719190
196822220
196933330
197052520
197154540
197248480
197365650
197454540
197573730
197652520
197784840
197875750
19791101100
19801161160
198159590
198261610
198353530
198451510
198584840
198670700
198775750
198876760
198983830
199077770
199195950
19921171170
19931291290
19941341340
19951781780
19962452450
19973273270
19984664660
19994204200
20004754750
20014174170
20025125120
20034944940
20045105100
20055585580
20065975970
20074924920
20084854850
20095085080
20104744740
20114124120
20123853850
20134374370
20144544540

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 first appeared 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 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Maia" ranks #53 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 15 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 2014. Across the entire United States a total of 454 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Maia" mean?

Maia (Latin): Great

The name "Maia" is of Latin origin and it means "Great". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 4 other names that are similar to this one.

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Aiam". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Maai". 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.

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!

Celebrities named Maia

Maia Morgenstern

Maia Morgenstern is an actress. Maia was born in 1962 as Maia Morgenstern in Romania.

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Past life for Maia born Oct 3, 1993

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 Israel approximately on 375. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

Name poster for Maia

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