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1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Maija

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Scandinavian
  • Meaning: Of the Sea or Bitter
  • #9785 All Time
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2k Maja (Scandinavian)

How popular is the baby 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
2015 11 11 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Maija baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,071 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 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Maija" is not a popular baby girl's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 2013. Across the entire United States a total of only 22 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Maija popular?

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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.

Other Inspirations for the Name Maija

Maija Digiorgio
Maija Grotell
Maija Harkonen
Maija Isola
Maija Kukla
Maija Prints
Maija Rejman
Maija Welton
Maija Roses

Alternative Meanings

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

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

J is for jubilant, the upbeat you!

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

Your name in reverse order is "Ajiam". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Iaajm". 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 Jan 30, 1953

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 Northern Japan approximately on 1075. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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