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Maya (Given name)

Maya is a name for girls. The name is a form of Maja and originates from Arabic. On our website 11 people with the name Maya rated their name with 4.5 stars(out of 5). So they seem very satisfied! Abroad this is a perfectly fine name. Maya is in the top1000 of most popular names on facebook on position 575. Nicknames for Maya are Yaya, May and Penut.
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Meaning of Maya

The meaning of Maya is: "Mother".


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Suitable names for a sister of Maya are: Mariah, Isabelle, Sadie, Grace, Olivia. View more suitable names.


Maya occurs in the following categories:
Girl names with positive reactions abroad100 namesNames with 4 letters250 namesNames beginning with M250 namesNames with one syllable100 namesPopular French names500 names

Popularity Maya per year


Maya 22 years old   12-04-2015
I was named after Maya Angelou, and I'm one of the only white people I know with my name! Also, people tend to misspell it without help, and older people often butcher it.
Maya 26 years old   10-11-2017
its beautiful
Maya 14 years old   14-01-2018
I’m a set of triplets there’s me Maya my brother Micha and my sister Mariah
Maya 14 years old   28-02-2018
i am mixed with white and puerto rican as well
Maya 16 years old   21-03-2018
It's spelled Maya (My-ah)
Maya 18 years old   20-04-2018
EVERYONE pronounces my name "mya or myer" when I pronounce it "may-a" it's insane how literally no one can pronounce it right lol.

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