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Maija

First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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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.

Origin and Meaning of Maija

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

Notable Persons With the Name Maija

Maija Isola was a textile designer. Maija was born on March 15th, 1927 in Riihimäki. She left this life on March 3rd, 2001.

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Maija Vilkkumaa is a pop rock and finnish rock musician. She plays Vocals. Her career lasted from 1990 to 1990. Maija was born on November 9th, 1973 in Helsinki.

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Maija Parnas is a Prime Minister of Transnistria. Maija was born on May 15th, 1974 in Tiraspol.

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Maija Grotell was an influential somebody. Maija was born on August 19th, 1899. She breathed her last breath on December 6th, 1973.

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Maija Saari is a soccer player for the Stabæk Fotball Kvinner, FC Kiisto, FC Honka (women), Umeå IK, Kolbotn Fotball, AIK Fotboll (women), Mallbackens IF, and Finland women's national football team. Maija was born on March 26th, 1986 in Vaasa.

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Maija DiGiorgio is an important person. Maija was given the name Maija Sylvette DiGiorgio on January 22nd, 1981 in New York City.

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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

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Popularity of Maija as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Maija

  • How Popular is the name Maija? Maija is the 9,785th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Maija have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,071 babies born with the first name Maija in the United States. That's more than enough people named Maija to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Maija? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1952 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Maija first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Maija is Monday, December 3rd, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Maija born? The highest recorded use of the first name Maija was in 1999 with a total of 59 babies.
  • Random Maija Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first 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 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Maija: Your name in reverse order is Ajiam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Amjia. How do you pronounce that?

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What does the name Maija mean?

Mis for musical, your hidden talent!

Ais for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

Iis for intense, your zest of living.

Jis for joy, that you always bring.

Ais for affectionate, to those that matter most to you

Name poster for Maija

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.