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What does Moja mean?

Moja Pronunciation of Moja [mo-ja] as a girls' name has its roots in Greek and Norwegian, and the meaning of the name Moja is "great; mother". Moja is a version of Maia (Greek): also (Maori) "brave warrior". Moja is also a variation of Moya (Norwegian).

Associated with: greek, great.

Variations

9 related forms via Maia, Moya: Maaja, Maiah, Maj, Maja, May, Maya, Mayah, Moia and Mya.

Creative forms:
(female) Moaja, Mota, ..

(male) Mojai, Molan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Moja Evelyn (M.E.), ..

How popular is Moja?

Moja is an unusual first name for females. Moja is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Moja (unlisted) ranked in the Top 2000 are Maia (#556 last year), Maja, May (#1658), Maya (#69), Mayah (#1363) and Mya (#146). These forms of Moja reached the top of their popularity a decade ago (usage of 0.6%) and are almost as common today (usage 0.5%, down 24%), but with the version May becoming less in vogue. Maya has historically been a favorite of parents, though Maia has gained in usage over time. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

Moja is alike in pronunciation to Maeja. Other suggested similar names are Aja, Anja, Baja, Deja, Jorja, Mada, Maji, Mala, Mara, Marja, Mata, Mea, Meda, Mela, Mena, Mera, Mesa, Meta, Meya, Mia, Mica, Mika, Mila, Mima, Mina, Mira, Mirja, Miya, Mo, Moana, Moina, Moira, Moll, Mona, Monah, Monay, Monca, Mone, Monna, Mora, Morag, Morah, Moria, Morna, Mouna, Moyna, Moyra, Muna, Myka, Myla, Myra, Raja, Sonja and Taja. These names tend to be more frequently used than Moja.

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