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Girl Name: Maja

Name: Maja
Pronunciation: \m(a)-ja\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: great; mother
Origin: Greek
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)

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