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Maja

What does Maja mean?

Maja Pronunciation of Maja [ma-ja] as a girls' name is a Greek name, and the meaning of the name Maja is "great; mother". Maja is an alternate form of Maia (Greek): also (Maori) "brave warrior".

Associated with: greek, great.

Variations

Maja has 1 variant: Maaja.

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

Creative forms:
(female) Mava, Mayja, ..

(male) Majai, Mamo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Maja Kelly (M.K.), ..

How popular is Maja?

Maja is a rare first name for females. Maja is an equivalently rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Maja reached its peak rank of #53 in Ireland in the year 2009, and is currently at #73. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Maia (#556 last year), May (#1658), Maya (#69), Mayah (#1363) and Mya (#146) are the prominent variation forms of Maja listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Maaja, are seldom used. These forms of Maja were favored in the year 2006 (adoption of 0.6%) and are almost as popular today (adoption 0.5%, 24%), but with the form May becoming less stylish. Maia and Maya are two of the more chic birth names among these.

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

Maja is alike in pronunciation to Maggi and Maji. Other recommended names are Aja, Baja, Basja, Daija, Kaija, Kasja, Maci, Macy, Mada, Mady, Mae, Maeja, Mag, Magda, Mai, Maiga, Mair, Maisa, Maiya, Majida, Mal, Mala, Malea, Mali, Malia, Malva, Manda, Mara, Marah, Mare, Marg, Mari, Marja, Marjan, Marje, Marji, Marjo, Marjy, Marnja, Marra, Marva, Mary, Marya, Masha, Mat, Mata, Maud, Maura, Mavra, Max, Maxi, Maxy, Maysa, Mela, Mena, Mesa, Meya, Mia, Mica, Mika, Mila, Mirja, Moana, Mona, Mora, Muna, Myka, Raja, Rasja, Taija, Taja, Tasja and Valja. These names tend to be more frequently used than Maja.

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