Maja is a female name.
Maja is a form of Maia and therefore a name of the Roman and Greek mythology, but as well of Latin origin. In several languages, Maja is a diminutive of Maria.
Maja means the “goddess of springtime, warmth, and increase”. In the Greek mythology, Maia/Maja is the oldest of the seven Pleiades and means “midwife” and “mother”. According to the Latin “maius”, Maja means “sublime”. Derived from Maria, Maja means “sea of bitterness”, “rebelliousness” and “wished for child” or “beloved”.