What is the the meaning of the name MAYA? In Greek, baby girl name Maya means "mother". Read more of name’s origin, popularity in the world and popular stars named Maya such as painter, sculptor/architect and actresses.

  • Given Name: MAYA
  • Gender: baby girl
  • Length: 4 Characters
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Mother

HOW POPULAR IS THE NAME MAYA FOR BABY GIRL?

NEW BORN BABY NAMES RANK IN YEAR
2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
U.S.A – Top 1000 62 72 62 57
Canada – Top 100 17 17 23 16
Quebec – Top 100 42 39 23 26
Austria – Top 60 - - - -
Belgium – Top 100 52 72 74
Denmark – Top 50 - - - -
England | Wales Top 100 66 69 79 -
French – Top 200 80 85 89 -
Hungary – Top 100 - - - -
Ireland – Top 100 89 - 99 -
Italy – Top 30 - - -
Netherlands – Top 100 - -
Northern Ireland Top100 - - - -
Norway – Top100 90 95 - 82
Scotland – Top100 64 67 75 94 -
Spain – Top 100 - - - -
Sweden – Top 100 - - - - -
NSW (Aus) – Top 100 51 49 51 49
Victoria (Aus) – Top 100 37 45 40 45
South Australia – Top 100 55 61 77 90
New Zealand Top100 91 - 76 87 90
Note: (-) means the name was not in the list

LIST OF WELLKNOWN PEOPLE WHOSE NAMED MAYA:

  • Maya Bond, born 2000: Japanese-born American singer-songwriter and drummer
  • Maya Kulenovic, born 1975: Canadian painter
  • Maya Lin, born 1959: American sculptor/architect
  • Maya Nasri, born 1976: Lebanese actress and singer
  • Maya Plisetskaya, born 1925: Russian ballet dancer
  • Maya Rudolph, born 1972: American actress and comedian
  • Maya Sansa, born 1975: Italian actress

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