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Popularity
11k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Maia

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Great
  • #2254 All Time
Girls
Boys
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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 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 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Maia" ranks #105 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 6 babies in Vermont have the same name as you in 2001. Across the entire United States a total of 417 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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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 east? 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.

Latin

Origin and Meaning of Maia

The name "Maia" is of Latin origin, and it means "Great". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Maia Morgenstern

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

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Alternative Meanings

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

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

Your name in reverse order is "Aiam". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Imaa". 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 15, 1957

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-West approximately on 1175. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

Name poster for Maia

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