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Popularity
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Maija

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Scandinavian
  • Meaning: Of the Sea or Bitter
  • #9677 All Time
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2k Maja (Scandinavian)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1952 6 6 0
1956 5 5 0
1960 5 5 0
1961 5 5 0
1962 10 10 0
1963 6 6 0
1964 8 8 0
1965 8 8 0
1966 7 7 0
1967 7 7 0
1968 19 19 0
1970 13 13 0
1971 11 11 0
1972 17 17 0
1973 21 21 0
1974 7 7 0
1975 14 14 0
1976 21 21 0
1977 20 20 0
1978 14 14 0
1979 18 18 0
1980 17 17 0
1981 7 7 0
1982 16 16 0
1983 9 9 0
1984 15 15 0
1985 11 11 0
1986 13 13 0
1987 8 8 0
1988 19 19 0
1989 9 9 0
1990 8 8 0
1991 15 15 0
1992 14 14 0
1993 24 24 0
1994 19 19 0
1995 28 28 0
1996 21 21 0
1997 35 35 0
1998 34 34 0
1999 59 59 0
2000 33 33 0
2001 38 38 0
2002 24 24 0
2003 47 47 0
2004 34 34 0
2005 31 31 0
2006 29 29 0
2007 34 34 0
2008 36 36 0
2009 29 29 0
2010 18 18 0
2011 21 21 0
2012 25 25 0
2013 22 22 0
2014 16 16 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Maija? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,060 babies born with the name Maija in the United States. That's more than enough Maijas to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1952 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Maija" was in 1999 with a total of 59 babies.

According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Maija" is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 2003. Across the entire United States a total of only 47 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Maija popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Maija in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the midwest? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Maija" mean? The list below shows the origins of Maija as well as things modernly associated with the name Maija such as celebrities named Maija.

Scandinavian

Origin and Meaning of Maija

The name "Maija" is of Scandinavian origin, and it means "Of the Sea or Bitter". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

J is for jubilant, the upbeat you!

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Your name in reverse order is "Ajiam". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Miaaj". 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 Maija born Feb 14, 1977

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 Yukon approximately on 1675. 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!

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