What does Maiah mean?
Maiah /ma-iah/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name. Maiah's name origin is Greek, and Maiah means "great; mother". Maiah is a variant transcription of Maia (Greek): also (Maori) "brave warrior". Compare last name Miah.
How popular is Maiah?
Maiah is an unusual given name for women. Maiah is an equally uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Maya (#74 the previous year), Mya (#141), Maia (#626), May and Maja are the popular variation forms of Maiah (outside Top 1000) rated in the Top 1000. Variants like Moja are seldom used. These girl names reached the height of their popularity in the year 2006 (usage of 0.4664%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.4318%, down 7.4%), with the form May becoming less trendy. Maya (#74), Maia (#626) and Mya (#141) are three of the more trendy birth names here. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Maiah and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)