Name
MAYA

Name MAYA

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 180,590 births of Maya in the countries below, which represents an average of 1,299 births of children bearing the first name Maya per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 8,405 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Maya   
In Italiano Nome Maya   
Available variants : Mayà , Maÿa , Máya , Mãyã


Information about the first name Maya

We celebrate Maya on April 4th
The first name Maya is listed in our categories :The first name Maya has been assigned to:
0.02% to boys
99.98% to girls
The country where the first name Maya is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Female
This first name has 4 letters including 3 vowels and 1 consonant

Anagrams of the first name Maya

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Maya : Amay, Amya, Ayam, Ayma, Maay, Myaa, Yama

Anacyclics of the first name Maya

An anacyclic is a word or phrase that can be read in the normal sense of reading or in the opposite direction. Here is the list of names that are anonymous of the given name Maya: Ayam

Maya in Japanese *

Romajimaya
Katakanaマヤ
Hiraganaまや
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
Maya in Japanese
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Maya in sign language

Maya in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Maya

US English
Etymology src :
  • From Sanskrit माया (māyā).
Etymology src :
  • From Spanish maya, from Yucatec Maya mayab 'flat', a self-designation of the northern Maya for themselves, in the form maya’ found in compounds and phrases e.g. maya’ wíinik 'Maya man'.
Etymology src :
  • From Maria, ultimately from Hebrew, and from Maia, from Latin.
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from Sanskrit माया (māyā́).
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • Maya (plural Mayas)
  • A member or descendant of these people.
Etymology (See also) src :
  • Aztec
  • Inca
  • Mesoamerica
  • Olmec
  • Toltec
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
  • Maya
  • (Buddhism) mother of Gautama Buddha
Anagrams src :
  • Amya, Ayam, Yama, amay
Noun src :
  • maya (uncountable)
  • (Hindu mythology) Magic; supernatural power as held by the gods.
  • (Hinduism, Buddhism) The power by which the universe is made to appear; the illusion of the phenomenal world, as opposed to its true or spiritual reality.
  • 2016, Sunil Khilnani, Incarnations, Penguin 2017, p. 58:
  • Shankara prescribed meditative reflection, through which each individual could pierce the veil of maya and come to recognize the identity between his or her essence and the universal spirit.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈmaɪə/
  • Rhymes: -aɪə
FR French
Adjective src :
  • maya (plural mayas)
  • Mayan (relating to the Mayans)
  • Mayan (relating to the Mayan language)
Noun src :
Pronunciation src :
  • Rhymes: -ja
Adjective (Usage notes) src :
  • The plural of maya may either be mayas or maya.
General
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from Sanskrit माया (māyā́) or Pali Māyā.
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
  • Maya f
  • A female given name
ES Spanish
Etymology src :
  • Originally from Yucatec Maya
Etymology src :
  • From the verb mayar (“to miaow”)
Etymology (Adjective) src :
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • maya m or f (plural mayas)
  • Mayan (person)
  • Mayan (language)
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • maya
  • Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of mayar.
  • Informal second-person singular (tú) affirmative imperative form of mayar.
ID Indonesian
Etymology src :
  • From Malay maya, from Pali maya, from Sanskrit माया (māyā).
Adjective src :
  • maya
  • simulated
  • unreal
  • virtual
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ma.ja/
  • Hyphenation: ma‧ya
Adjective (Derived terms) src :
  • kemayaan
  • memayakan
Malay
Etymology src :
  • From Pali maya, from Sanskrit माया (māyā).
Adjective src :
  • maya
  • illusionary
  • virtual
Adjective (Derived terms) src :
  • wargamaya
PT Portuguese
Adjective src :
  • maya m or f (plural mayas, not comparable)
  • Obsolete spelling of maia
Noun src :
  • maya m, f (plural mayas)
  • Obsolete spelling of maia
Turkish
Etymology src :
  • From Ottoman Turkish مایه‎ (maya).
Adjective src :
  • maya
  • nature
Noun src :
  • maya (definite accusative mayayı, plural mayalar)
  • yeast (to make bread; fungi)
  • mountain name in Balkans (clarification of this definition is needed)
  • female camel
  • Antonyms: lök, ner
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): [mɑjɑ]
  • Hyphenation: ma‧ya
Proper noun src :
  • Maya
  • A female given name
  • a mountain name in Balkans
NL Dutch
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • Maya c (plural Maya's)
  • A Maya; a member of the Maya people.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈmaː.jaː/
  • Hyphenation: Ma‧ya
FI Finnish
Noun src :
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑi̯jɑ/, [ˈmɑi̯j(ː)ɑ]
  • Homophone: Maija
  • Syllabification: ma‧ya
Noun (Derived terms) src :
  • mayaintiaani
  • mayakieli
  • mayakulttuuri
Noun (Synonyms) src :
  • mayaintiaani
DK Danish
Proper noun src :
  • Maya
  • A female given name of modern usage, variant of Maja.
DE German
Alternative forms src :
Noun src :
  • Maya m (genitive Maya or Mayas, plural Maya or Mayas)
  • Maya
Proper noun src :
  • Maya
  • A female given name of modern usage, variant of Maja
 

Popularity of the name Maya

Number of MAYA births per year

Total births of Maya by country

Births with the first name Maya
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2019
8
97,690
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2019
0
19,428
FRFrance
1900 - 2019
0
14,102
ONOntario
1913 - 2018
0
6,825
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
14
6,170
AUAustralia
1944 - 2019
0
5,186
QCQuebec
1980 - 2019
3
3,729
CHSwitzerland
1912 - 2019
0
3,704
PLPoland
2000 - 2019
0
3,561
SESweden
1998 - 2019
0
3,108
BEBelgium
1995 - 2019
0
2,433
DKDenmark
1985 - 2019
0
2,256
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2019
0
2,124
NONorway
1945 - 2019
0
1,700
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
1
1,576
ABAlberta
1980 - 2019
2
1,545
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
0
1,375
IEIreland
1964 - 2019
0
1,338
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2019
0
840
BRBrazil
1930 - 2010
0
750
NLNetherlands
2015 - 2019
0
548
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
0
306
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
0
221
PTPortugal
2014 - 2019
0
47

Total births of Maya by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Maya
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
2019
0
3,773
GBUnited Kingdom
2019
0
1,375
FRFrance
2019
0
766
ITItaly
2018
0
396
ONOntario
2018
0
323
AUAustralia
2019
0
263
DEGermany
2018
0
169
SESweden
2019
0
148
NLNetherlands
2019
0
133
QCQuebec
2019
0
114
PLPoland
2019
0
108
ATAustria
2018
0
105
BEBelgium
2019
0
105
IEIreland
2019
0
105
CHSwitzerland
2019
0
95
DKDenmark
2019
0
93
BCBritish Columbia
2019
0
85
ABAlberta
2019
0
71
NONorway
2019
0
56
BRBrazil
2010
0
46
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
0
36
NZNew Zealand
2019
0
35
ARArgentina
2015
0
5

Comments on the name Maya

Personalities with the first name Maya

There are 43 personalities with the first name Maya


Maya Angelou
(Marguerite Annie Johnson) src

United states of america
Screenwriter Writer Politician Professor Singer Playwright Comedian Television producer Songwriter Human rights activist Journalist Novelist Television actor Essayist Autobiographer Stage actor Film director Film producer Dancer


Maya Yoshida
src

Japan
Association football player


M.I.A.
src

United kingdom Sri lanka
Photographer Actor Composer Record producer Singer-songwriter Songwriter Painter Rapper Model Activist Music video director Visual artist Fashion designer


Maya Rudolph
(Maya Khabira Rudolph Riperton) src

United states of america
Singer Comedian Musician Voice actor Television actor Film actor


Maya Deren
src

United states of america
Photographer Actor Poet Musician Choreographer Film director Dancer Film editor Film actor


Maya Lin
src

United states of america
Architect Sculptor Landscape architect Printmaker Land artist


Maya Thurman-Hawke
src

United states of america
Actor Model Television actor


Mayasar
(Maja Hodžić) src

Bosnia and herzegovina
Singer-songwriter


Maya Moore
(Maya April Moore) src

United states of america
Basketball player


Madeline Dirado
src

United states of america
Swimmer



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Maya
Full list of personalities with the first name Maya

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Maya

There are 991 actors and actresses with the first name Maya
Maya Lauterbach
Maya Van Dien
Maya Winkler
Maya Hawke
Maya Banno
Maya N. Blake
Maya Ritter
Maya Okano
Maya Van Peebles
Maya Malkin
Maya Koren
Maya Benberry
Maya Haddad
Maya Lindh
Maya Hills
Maya Gabeira
Maya Erskine
Maya Bazin
Maya Post
Maya Gates
Maya Murofushi
Maya Ababadjani
Maya Booth
Maya Kurosu
Maya Marvel
Maya Melczer
Maya Zapata
Maya Gold
Maya Gurabanidze
Maya Dunietz

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Maya
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Maya

Rankings of first name MAYA by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
No ranking of first name MAYA (male) births over the last year available in each country
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#20ON Ontario2018
#23BC British Columbia2019
#34GB United Kingdom2019
#42AB Alberta2019
#47DE Germany2018
#52QC Quebec2019
#55AU Australia2019
#55IE Ireland2019
#64US United State of America2019
#70CH Switzerland2019
#72DK Denmark2019
#74FR France2019
#75BE Belgium2019
#75AT Austria2018
#82SE Sweden2019
#83IT Italy2018
#103NO Norway2019
#115NL Netherlands2019
#119NZ New Zealand2019
#130PL Poland2019
#159CZ Czechoslovakia2016
#835AR Argentina2015
#1892BR Brazil2010






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