Name Maya – origin and meaning

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. From Maria it means “sea of bitterness”, “rebelliousness” and “wished for child” or “beloved”.

Pronunciation of Maya

Alternate spelling of Maya

Maia Maja Maïa

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