♀ Name Maja – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Maja

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Maja is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Maja

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.

Meaning of Maja

Maja means the “goddess of springtime, warmth and increase”. In the Greek mythology, Maia or Maja is the oldest of the seven Pleiades and means “midwife” and “mother”. According to the Latin “maius”, Maja means “sublime”. Deriving from Maria, Maja means “sea of bitterness”, “drop of the sea”, “star of the sea”, “rebelliousness”, “exalted one”, “beloved” and “wished for child”.

Pronunciation of Maja

Alternate spelling of Maja

Maia Maya Maïa

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