Gender / Sex: girl
Meaning: great; mother
Sounds Like: Maeja, Maj, Moja, Maaja, Maji
Similar Names: Mara, Baja, Mala, Mada, Maya, Marja, Mata, Raja, Taja
Maja \m(a)-ja\ as a girl's name is a variant of Maia (Greek), and the meaning of Maja is "great; mother".
The baby name Maja sounds like Maeja, Maj, Moja, Maaja and Maji. Other similar baby names are Mara, Baja, Mala, Mada, Maya, Marja, Mata, Raja and Taja.
Maja is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)