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Maya meaning and name origin

Maya \ma-ya\ as a girl's name is pronounced MYE-ah. It is of Spanish, Hindi and Russian origin. In Spanish, short form of Amalia. In Hindi, from Sanskrit, meaning "dream, illusion". In Russian, a form of Mary. A star constellation. See also Mai.

Maya has 3 variant forms: Maiya, Miah and Miya.

For more information, see also related names Maeja, May and Maia.

Maya is also pronounced similarly to Mae, Maiah, Maiyah, Mayah, Maye, Mea, Meya, Mia, Moia, Moya and Mya. Other suggested similar baby names are Daya, Haya, Jaya, Kaya, Mada, Maja, Mala, Manya, Mara, Marya, Mata, Mayda, Mayra, Maysa, Raya and Taya.

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Popularity of Maya

Maya is a very popular first name for females (#1164 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#5815 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Maya name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Maya with its variant forms and related girl baby names.


Top 1000 ranking of Maya name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Maya outside U.S.

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