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

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Maya is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Maya

The name Maya derived from a Hindu goddess, but it is also of Turkish origin and a diminutive of Maria.

Meaning of Maya

Maya means “illusion” in Hindu and “essence”, “cause” in Turkish. Deriving from Maria, Maya means “sea of bitterness”, “drop of the sea”, “star of the sea”, “rebelliousness”, “exalted one”, “beloved” and “wished for child”.

Pronunciation of Maya

Alternate spelling of Maya

Maia Maja Maïa

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