What does Marja mean?
Marja \m(a)-rja, mar-ja\ as a girls' name. The meaning of the name Marja is "star of the sea". Marja is a variant of Maria (Latin). Marja is also a variant of Marjorie (English). Marja is also used as a form of Mary (Latin).
Marja has 28 more different forms via Maria, Marjorie, Mary: Malia▲, Manya, Mara▲, Mare, Maree, Maren, Marge▼, Margi, Margy, Mariah▲, Mariam▲, Marian▼, Marie▼, Marika, Marin, Marita, Marjan, Marje, Marla▼, Marlo▼, Marya, Maryjo▼, Marysa, Masha, Maura▼, Mavra, Mayra▼ and Mayria.
Marja is an uncommon first name for females. Marja is also a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Marja and affiliated names. Popular varying forms of Marja (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Malia (#345 a year ago), Mara (#695), Maren, Marge, Margy, Maria (#115), Mariah (#136), Mariam (#568), Marian, Marie (#579), Marin, Marita, Marjorie (#721), Marla, Marlo, Mary (#120), Maryjo, Maura and Mayra. This girl name reached the peak of its popularity during 1960-1969 and is somewhat less popular today, with forms like Marie, Marlo, Maryjo, Maura and Mayra falling out of style. Malia (#345), Mara (#695), Mariah (#136) and Mariam (#568) are four of the more fashionable baby names among these, with Mariah undergoing a rekindling in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Marja is alike in pronunciation to Marjey, Marsia and Mirja. Other recommended similar baby names are Maaja, Maeja, Maja, Marci▼, Marcia▼, Marcy▼, Marfa, Marg, Marga, Margo▼, Maris, Marisa▼, Mariza, Marjo, Markia, Marna, Marnja, Marra, Marsha▼, Marta▼, Marva▼, Maryk, Maryka, Marys and Mirka. These names tend to be more commonly used than Marja.