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Girl Name: Maida

Name: Maida
Pronunciation: \ma(i)-da\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: maiden; young, unmarried woman
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Mada, Meda, Maude, Maud, Matha, Mata
Variant forms: Maddie, Maddy, Mady, Magda, Maidel, Maidie, Mayda, Maydena, Maydey
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 2482
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 33337


Maida \ma(i)-da\ as a girl's name is pronounced MAY-dah. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Maida is "maiden; young, unmarried woman". Maida and its diminutive form Maidie were used somewhat in the 19th century.

Maida has 9 variant forms: Maddie, Maddy, Mady, Magda, Maidel, Maidie, Mayda, Maydena and Maydey.

Baby names that sound like Maida are Mada, Meda, Maude, Maud, Matha and Mata.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Maida.


Maida is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2482 out of 4276) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#33337 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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