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Ranked #2254


Gender: Girl. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 9 (Ranked #1159).

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 mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

A is for able, for you surely are.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

Your name in reverse order is "Aiam". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Iaam". How do you pronounce that?

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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 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Maia" is not a popular baby girl's name in Arizona. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 2014. Across the entire United States a total of only 454 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 region near the Rockies? 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 Nov 19, 1974

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 Scotland approximately on 1525. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

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 determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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