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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.

Baby names that sound like Maya are Mya, Moya, Mayah, Maiya, Maye, Miya and Meya.

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Popularity of Maya

Maya is a very popular first name for women (#1164 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#5815 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Maya compared with its variant forms and related girl baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Maya only.

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