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What does Maj mean?

Maj Pronunciation of Maj as a girls' name is a Greek and English name, and Maj means "great; mother; the fifth month". Maj is an alternate spelling of Mai: contraction of Margit and Maria. Maj is also a variation of Maia (Greek): also (Maori) "brave warrior". Maj is also used as a derivative of May (English).


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, great


OTHER FORMS VIA MAI, MAIA, MAY Maaja, Mae, Maiah, Maja, Mala, Maya, Mayah, Maye, Mei, Moia, Moja, Moya, Mya



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How popular is Maj?

Maj is an unusual first name for women but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#47939 out of 150436, Top 32%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Mae (#554 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Mai, Maia (#502), Maja, May (#1645), Maya (#61), Mayah (#1729), Maye and Mya (#197) are the popular variation forms of Maj (NOT IN TOP 2000). Other forms, like Moya, are uncommon. These forms of Maj reached the top of their popularity during 1880-1889 (ADOPTION OF 0.89%) and are now much less widespread (ADOPTION 0.41%, DOWN 54.4%), with versions such as Maye becoming less in vogue. Maia and Maya are two of the more chic baby names here. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mae, Mai, Maia, May, Maya in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mayah, Maye, Mya in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Maj is pronounced similarly to Madge. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Mab, Mag, Maji, Mal, Mat and Max. These names tend to be more commonly used than Maj.

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