Maya

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

Maya is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Maya

The name Maya derived from a Hindu goddess, she is the mother of Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha. Maya is as well of Hebrew and Old Japanese origin.

Meaning of Maya

Maya means “illusion” in Indian (from Sanskrit “māyā/माया”) and “water” (from Hebrew “máyim/מַיִם”). In Old Japanese Maya means “golden curl”.

Pronunciation of Maya

Alternate spelling of Maya

Maia Maja Maïa

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Name Statistic: Maya is ranked #30 overall

  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 39
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 38
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 108
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 71
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 125
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 22
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 59
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 33
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 36
  • 🇫🇷 France: 54
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 33
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 71
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 120
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 56
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 40
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 53
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 99
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 46
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 54

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