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What does Moia mean?

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

Associated with: greek, great.


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

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

Creative forms:
(female) Meeia, Moisa, ..

(male) Modad, Mota, ..

Middle name pairings:
Moia Sherlyn (M.S.), ..

How popular is Moia?

Moia is an unusual given name for females. Moia is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Moia (not in Top 2000) are Maya (#69 in recent rankings), Mya (#146), Maia (#556), Mayah (#1363), May (#1658) and Maja. Other forms, like Maaja, are uncommon. These relations of Moia were at the height of their popularity 9 years ago (median #1076) and are almost as common today (#965, 24.3% less usage). Maya is the continual favorite, though Maia has become popular as well, while May has become less popular. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

Moia is pronounced similarly to Mae, Mai, Maiya, Maiyah, Maye, Mea, Mei, Meya, Mia, Miah, Miya and Mo. Other recommended names are Abia, Adia, Afia, Alia, Amia, Aria, Asia, Azia, Bria, Doria, Dosia, Elia, Evia, Gia, Ionia, Jocia, Joia, Kia, Leia, Loria, Mada, Maida, Maisa, Mala, Mara, Meda, Meira, Mela, Mena, Mica, Mila, Mima, Mina, Mira, Moana, Moina, Moira, Moll, Mona, Monah, Monay, Monica, Monika, Monna, Mora, Morah, Moria, Moriah, Morna, Mouna, Moyra, Myka, Myla, Myra, Novia, Pia, Sofia, Toia, Tosia, Zofia, Zoia, Zonia and Zosia. These names tend to be more commonly used than Moia.

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