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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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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1952660
1956550
1960550
1961550
196210100
1963660
1964880
1965880
1966770
1967770
196819190
197013130
197111110
197217170
197321210
1974770
197514140
197621210
197720200
197814140
197918180
198017170
1981770
198216160
1983990
198415150
198511110
198613130
1987880
198819190
1989990
1990880
199115150
199214140
199324240
199419190
199528280
199621210
199735350
199834340
199959590
200033330
200138380
200224240
200347470
200434340
200531310
200629290
200734340
200836360
200929290
201018180
201121210
201225250
201322220
201416160

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 first appeared 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 1979 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 1979. Across the entire United States a total of only 18 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Maija" mean?

Maija (Scandinavian): Of the Sea or Bitter

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

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

I is for interest, you show in others.

J is for joy, that you always bring.

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

Your name in reverse order is "Ajiam". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Jmaai". 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.

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 east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Past life for Maija born Sep 4, 1950

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 Northern Africa approximately on 1075. 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. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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