What does Maj mean?
Maj /maj/ [1 syll.] as a girls' name. Maj's name origins are Greek and English, and Maj means "great; mother; the fifth month". Maj is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -j, of Mai: form of Margit and Maria. Maj is also a variation of Maia (Greek): also (Maori) "brave warrior". Maj is also used as a derivative of May (English).
How popular is Maj?
Maj is an unusual first name for women but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#47939 out of 150436, Top 32%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Mae (#682 the previous year), Mai, Maia (#626), Maja, May, Maya (#74), Maye and Mya (#141) are the popular variation forms of Maj (not in Top 1000). Forms like Mayleen are uncommon. These girl names reached the top of their popularity in 2013 (usage of 0.3115%) and have remained as popular to this day (usage 0.3096%, down 0.6%), but with the versions Mae, Mai, May and Maye becoming less in vogue. Maia (#626), Maya (#74) and Mya (#141) are three of the more chic baby names here. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Maj and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)