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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #2254 most popular

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 melody, the song of life.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

A is for activities, for you have many.

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.

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


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 1972 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Maia" is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 10 babies in California have the same name as you in 1972. Across the entire United States a total of only 48 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!

Celebrities named Maia

Maia Morgenstern

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


Past life for Maia born Mar 29, 1952

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 Western Russia approximately on 1125. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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