Gender / Sex: girl
Meaning: dream, illusion
Related Names: Maeja, May, Maia
Sounds Like: Mya, Moya, Mayah, Maye, Meya
Variant forms: Maiya, Miah, Miya
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1164
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 5815
Maya \ma-ya\ as a girl's name is pronounced MYE-ah. It is of Spanish, Hindi and Russian origin. In Spanish, short form of Amalia. In Hindi, from Sanskrit, meaning "dream, illusion". In Russian, a form of Mary. A star constellation. See also Mai.
Maya has 3 variant forms: Maiya, Miah and Miya.
For more information, see also related names Maeja, May and Maia.
Baby names that sound like Maya are Mya, Moya, Mayah, Maye and Meya.
View a list of the 4 names that reference Maya.
Maya is a very popular first name for women (#1164 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#5815 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)