Meaning and Origin of: Maia

The name Maia is Greek for "Mother" or "Nurse"

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Greek : Mother; nurse
  • English : Maiden
  • English : Month of May
  • Hebrew : Bitter
  • Latin : Great

Girl name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • Portuguese : habitational name from any of several places named Maia, especially one in Porto.
  • Catalan (Maià) : habitational name from Maià de Montcal, a village in Girona, or any of several other places named with Maià, which is of pre-Roman origin.