Name
MAYA

Name MAYA

Between 1880 and 2022 there were 220,036 births of Maya in the countries below, which represents an average of 1,550 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 16,358 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:
0.01% to boys
99.99% 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 :
  • Borrowed 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 :
Etymology src :
  • Transliteration of Sanskrit माया (māyā).
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
Etymology (See also) src :
  • Aztec
  • Inca
  • Mesoamerica
  • Olmec
  • Toltec
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
Anagrams src :
Noun src :
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈmaɪə/
  • Rhymes: -aɪə
FR French
Adjective src :
  • maya (plural mayas)
  • (relational) Mayan (relating to the Mayans)
  • (relational) Mayan (relating to the Mayan language)
Noun src :
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ma.ja/
  • Rhymes: -ja
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ma.ja/
  • Homophones: Maaia, Maia, maïa, Maïa, maja
  • Rhymes: -ja
Adjective (Usage notes) src :
General
Etymology src :
  • Transliteration of Sanskrit माया (māyā́) or Pali Māyā.
Noun src :
  • Maya m (strong, genitive Mayas or Maya, plural Mayas or Maya)
  • Maya
ES Spanish
Etymology src :
  • Originally from Yucatec Maya mayab (flat).
Etymology src :
Etymology (Adjective) src :
  • maya m or f (masculine and feminine plural mayas)
  • Mayan (from Maya)
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • maya m (uncountable)
  • Maya (language family)
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • maya
  • inflection of mayar:
  • third-person singular present indicative
  • second-person singular imperative
Pronunciation src :
  • Rhymes: -aʝa
  • Syllabification: ma‧ya
ID Indonesian
Etymology src :
  • From Malay maya, from Pali maya, from Sanskrit माया (māyā).
Adjective src :
  • maya
  • simulated
  • unreal
  • virtual
  • Dunia maya. ― Cyberspace (lit. "Virtual world").
Anagrams src :
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 (Jawi spelling ماي‎)
  • illusionary
  • virtual
Adjective (Derived terms) src :
  • wargamaya
PT Portuguese
Adjective src :
Noun src :
Turkish
Etymology src :
  • From Ottoman Turkish مایه‎ (maya).
Adjective src :
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 :
RO Romanian
Etymology src :
Noun src :
  • maya f (uncountable)
  • maya
NL Dutch
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • Maya c (plural Maya's)
  • A Maya; a member of the Maya people.
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈmaː.jaː/
  • Hyphenation: Ma‧ya
FI Finnish
Etymology src :
  • From Spanish maya, from Yucatec Maya mayab.
Noun src :
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑi̯jɑ/, [ˈmɑ̝i̯j(ː)ɑ̝]
  • Homophones: maija, Maija
  • Syllabification(key): ma‧ya
Noun (Derived terms) src :
  • mayaintiaani
  • mayakieli
  • mayakulttuuri
Noun (Synonyms) src :
  • mayaintiaani
DK Danish
Proper noun src :
DE German
Alternative forms src :
Noun (Derived terms) src :
  • Mayakultur
  • Mayatempel
 

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 - 2022
8
109,763
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2021
0
22,192
FRFrance
1900 - 2022
0
16,359
BRBrazil
1930 - 2022
0
13,965
ONOntario
1913 - 2019
0
7,130
ITItaly
1999 - 2021
14
7,088
AUAustralia
1930 - 2022
0
6,614
DEGermany
2000 - 2022
2
4,047
QCQuebec
1980 - 2022
3
4,045
CHSwitzerland
1909 - 2021
0
3,937
PLPoland
2000 - 2022
0
3,808
SESweden
1998 - 2022
0
3,535
BEBelgium
1995 - 2022
0
2,749
DKDenmark
1985 - 2022
0
2,486
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2022
0
2,431
NONorway
1945 - 2022
0
1,889
ABAlberta
1980 - 2022
2
1,755
ATAustria
1984 - 2021
0
1,679
IEIreland
1964 - 2022
0
1,679
NLNetherlands
2015 - 2022
0
1,063
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2022
0
976
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
0
306
CLChili
2010 - 2021
0
237
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
0
221
PTPortugal
2014 - 2022
0
47
SKSlovakia
2011 - 2022
0
6

Total births of Maya by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Maya
Country
Boys
Girls
BRBrazil
2022
0
7,123
USUnited State of America
2022
0
4,199
GBUnited Kingdom
2021
0
1,433
FRFrance
2022
0
726
AUAustralia
2022
0
458
DEGermany
2022
0
426
ONOntario
2019
0
305
ITItaly
2021
0
276
NLNetherlands
2022
0
197
SESweden
2022
0
128
IEIreland
2022
0
125
QCQuebec
2022
0
118
CHSwitzerland
2021
0
113
ATAustria
2021
0
105
BCBritish Columbia
2022
0
105
BEBelgium
2022
0
98
PLPoland
2022
0
94
DKDenmark
2022
0
83
NONorway
2022
0
65
ABAlberta
2022
0
61
NZNew Zealand
2022
0
45
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
0
36
CLChili
2021
0
34
ARArgentina
2015
0
5

Comments on the name Maya

Personalities with the first name Maya

There are 70 personalities with the first name Maya


Maya Angelou
(Marguerite Annie Johnson) src

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


Maya Yoshida
src

Japan
Association football player


M.I.A.
(Mathangi Arulpragasam) 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 Thurman-Hawke
(Maya Ray Thurman - Hawke) src

United states of america
Actor Model Television actor


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 Russian empire Russian republic Ukrainian people's republic
Photographer Writer Poet Film director Director Choreographer Dancer Film editor Film actor


Maya Lin
src

United states of america
Architect Sculptor Landscape architect Printmaker Land artist


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 1248 actors and actresses with the first name Maya
Maya Andrea Pandrea
Maya Lauterbach
Maya Van Dien
Maya Winkler
Maya Farrell
Maya Hawke
Maya Woulfe
Maya Banno
Maya N. Blake
Maya Ritter
Maya Okano
Maya Van Peebles
Maya Malkin
Maya Koren
Maya Benberry
Maya Haddad
Maya Lindh
Maya Berovic
Maya Hills
Maya Gabeira
Maya Erskine
Maya Bazin
Maya Post
Maya Gates
Maya Murofushi
Maya Ababadjani
Maya Booth
Maya Kurosu
Maya Marvel
Maya Melczer

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
#12BC British Columbia2022
#22ON Ontario2019
#24BR Brazil2022
#29GB United Kingdom2021
#36AB Alberta2022
#44QC Quebec2022
#45IE Ireland2022
#48AU Australia2022
#51US United State of America2022
#66NL Netherlands2022
#67CH Switzerland2021
#73DK Denmark2022
#78FR France2022
#79AT Austria2021
#80BE Belgium2022
#84NO Norway2022
#90NZ New Zealand2022
#91SE Sweden2022
#107IT Italy2021
#139PL Poland2022
#149DE Germany2022
#159CZ Czechoslovakia2016
#288CL Chili2021
#835AR Argentina2015