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What does Mayah mean?

Mayah Pronunciation of Mayah [mayah] as a name for girls is a Greek name, and Mayah means "great; mother". Mayah is an alternate spelling of Maia (Greek): also (Maori) "brave warrior".

Associated with: greek, great.


Mayah has 6 variants: Maiah, May, Maya, Moia, Moya and Mya.

4 more different relations via Maia: Maaja, Maj, Maja and Moja.

Creative forms:
(female) Masyah, Miyah, ..

(male) Mamac, Maman, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mayah Evelynn (M.E.), ..

How popular is Mayah?

Mayah is an unusual first name for women. Mayah is an equally uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Mayah was first listed in 2003 and reached its top rank of #1363 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Maya (#69 from recent data), Mya (#146), Maia (#556), May (#1658) and Maja are the prominent alternative forms of Mayah (#1363 from recent data) ranked in the Top 2000. These relations of Mayah were popular as birth names in the year 2006 (adoption of 0.64%) and are almost as common today (adoption 0.49%, 24.3%). Maya is the steady favorite, although Maia seems to be becoming a favorite too, while May used to be popular.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mayah, Maia, May, Maya, Mya in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maja, Maya, Mya outside U.S.

Similar Names

Mayah is alike in pronunciation to Mae, Mai, Maiya, Maiyah, Maye, Mea, Meya, Mia, Miah and Miya. Other suggested similar names are Alayah, Asyah, Barah, Carah, Dajah, Dalyah, Danah, Darah, Datyah (see Datya), Dayah, Farah, Ganah, Halah, Hanah, Hanyah, Janah, Jaylah, Kalah, Karah, Kaylah, Lanah, Laylah, Mada, Mala, Malcah, Maleah, Malkah, Manya, Mara, Marah, Mariah, Marth, Marya, Maryam, Maryan, Mata, Mayana, Mayda, Mayde, Maygan, Mayme, Mayra, Maysa, Merah, Micah, Mirah, Monah, Morah, Mykah, Myrah, Nyah, Rafah, Ramah, Sabah, Sadah, Sarah, Tajah, Tarah, Zarah and Zaynah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Mayah.

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