• Gender: Female
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Good Mother, Illusion, Water

What is the meaning of the name Maya?

The name Maya is primarily a female name of English origin that means Good Mother, Illusion, Water.

In Sanskrit, Maya means "illusion." In Greek, Maia means "Good Mother." In Hebrew, it's a variation of the name Mayim, meaning "water."

Maya Angelou, author. Maya Rudolph, actress.

Different Spellings of the name Maya:


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Names like Maya:

Manaen, Mae, Maemi, Maha, Mahah, Mai, Maia, Maimun, Manon, May, Mea, Mei, Mia, Mimi, Mina, Miniya, Minna, Minnie, Mio, Miya, Moana, Moanna, Mona, Monahan, Moon, Moya, Muna, Mya, Miyo, Mahon

Stats for the Name Maya

checkmark Maya is currently #61 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Maya is currently #55 in U.S. births

Songs about Maya

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Maya - Ferron
Maya - Sugababes

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