Name Maja Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Maja


Maja is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Maja?

Maja is a form of Maia and therefore a name of the Roman and Greek mythology. In several languages, Maja is a diminutive of Maria.

What does the name Maja mean?

Maja means “goddess of springtime, warmth and increase”, “midwife”, “foster mother”, “mother” and “larger” or” “greater”. 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

Variants of the name Maja

Maia Maya Maïa

Popularity of the name Maja

The name Maja is ranked #121 overall. It is very popular with parents-to-be and is often chosen as a baby name.

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