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What does Maaja mean?

Maaja Pronunciation of Maaja [maa-ja] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and Maaja means "great; mother". Maaja is a version of Maia (Greek): also (Maori) "brave warrior".

Associated with: greek, great.


Maaja has 1 variant: Maja.

9 more relations via Maia: Maiah, Maj, May, Maya, Mayah, Moia, Moja, Moya and Mya.

Creative forms:
(female) Maala, Meeja, ..

(male) Maage, Maama, ..

Middle name pairings:
Maaja Jazlyn (M.J.), ..

How popular is Maaja?

Maaja is a rare first name for females. Maaja is an equally unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Maaja (not ranked) are Maia (#556 from current records), Maja, May (#1658), Maya (#69), Mayah (#1363) and Mya (#146). These forms of Maaja were favored a decade ago (usage of 0.64%) and are almost as common today (usage 0.49%, 24% less), but with the version May becoming less trendy. Maia and Maya are two of the more contemporarily stylish girl names in this list. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maia, May, Maya, Mayah, Mya in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maja, Maya, Mya outside U.S.

Similar Names

Maaja is pronounced similarly to Maggi and Maji. Other suggested similar names are Baja, Basja, Daija, Hanja, Kaija, Kasja, Maarva, Mada, Madra, Maeja, Magda, Mahala, Mahra, Maida, Maiga, Maira, Maisa, Maiya, Makara, Mala, Malana, Malea, Malia, Malka, Malva, Manda, Manya, Mara, Maraya, Marfa, Marga, Maria, Marja, Marjan, Marje, Marji, Marjo, Marjy, Marla, Marna, Marnja, Marra, Marta, Marva, Marya, Masada, Masha, Mata, Matana, Matha, Maura, Mavra, Mayana, Mayda, Mayra, Maysa, Meara, Mirja, Mlada, Moana, Nadja, Raja, Rasja, Taija, Taja, Tanja, Tasja and Valja. These names tend to be more frequently used than Maaja.

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