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What does Maiya mean?

Maiya Pronunciation of Maiya [maiya] as a girls' name is pronounced MY-ah. It is of Japanese origin, and the meaning of Maiya is "rice valley". Surname.

Associated with: surname.


Maiya has 1 variant: Maiyah.

Related girl names: Maia and Maya.

Creative forms:
(female) Maima, Masya, ..

(male) Maica, Maima, ..

Middle name pairings:
Maiya Yulissa (M.Y.), ..

How popular is Maiya?

Maiya is an uncommon given name for women. Maiya is an equally unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Maiya was first listed in 1994 and reached its highest position of #996 in the U.S. in 2000, and is at #1537 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maiya name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maiya outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. Maya (#69 from current records) and Maia (#556) are the prominent varying forms of Maiya (#1537 from current records). Adoption of these forms of Maiya was common 9 years ago (adoption of 0.4%) and is almost as conventional today (adoption 0.3%, 22.4% less). Maya is more ubiquitous than the rest, although Maia appears to be becoming a favorite too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maiya, Maia, Maya in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maya outside U.S.

Similar Names

Maiya is pronounced similarly to Mae, Mai, Maiah, May, Mayah, Maye, Mea, Mei, Meya, Mia, Miah, Miya, Moia, Moya and Mya. Other suggested similar names are Aanya, Amiya, Aniya, Ariya, Daliya, Dalya, Dasya, Datya, Daya, Fanya, Galya, Haya, Maaja, Macy, Madina, Madra, Mady, Maeja, Mahina, Mahra, Maicy, Maida, Maiga, Maime, Mair, Maira, Mairi, Maisa, Maisha, Makyla, Malea, Malika, Manya, Mara, Maraya, Marfa, Marika, Marita, Marnya, Marya, Maryka, Masina, Mata, Matha, Maura, Maxina, Mayda, Maysa, Mdina, Meica, Meira, Melya, Mila, Mima, Mira, Nadya, Panya, Safiya, Tanya and Tasiya. These names tend to be more frequently used than Maiya.

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