Name Meaning

Latin for "great" or "larger," Sanskrit for "illusion." In Roman mythology, Maia is a daughter of Atlas, whose name was given to the month of May. It's also a variation of the English name May. Well-known Mayas: writer Maya Angelou; actress Maya Rudolph.


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Maylin, Maylene, Mayleen, Maylee

Famous Namesakes

Poet Maya Angelou

Celebrity Babies

Daughter of Garrison Keillor, Daughter of Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke, Daughter of Pablo Picasso

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Related Names

Maelynn, Maelee, Mae

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