What does Maj mean?
Maj /maj/ 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 2 years ago), Mai, Maia (#626), Maja, May, Maya (#74), Maye and Mya (#141) are the popular variation forms of Maj (not in Top 1000). Other forms, like Mayleen, are uncommon. These forms of Maj 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. Maya is more familiar than the rest, while Maia has become popular as well over time. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Maj and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)