Meaning and Origin of Maya - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Maya

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Hawaiian : Precious one
  • English : Month of May
  • Hebrew : Bitter
  • Latin : Great
  • Greek : Mother
  • Hindi : God's divine creative power

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Spanish (from Basque) : habitational name from Maya del Baztán in Navarre province, from Basque Amaiur.
  • Catalan : variant spelling of Maià, habitational name from Maià de Montcal and other places (see Maia)

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