Popularity:868
Origin:Greek
Meaning:great or mother
Maia is a feminine name of Greek origin that is sure to help baby develop their nurturing side. This name translates to “great” and “mother,” and refers to the Greek mythology figure Maia, the mother of the Greek god Hermes. As baby makes their path in life, the name Maia is sure to remind them of the importance of caring for the people they love. In Roman mythology, Maia was also believed to represent the earth and springtime. If you want baby to appreciate the natural world and flourish like the blossoms each year, this name will make for beautiful inspiration.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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