Given Name MAIA (1)

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Μαια (Ancient Greek), მაია (Georgian)
PRONOUNCED: MIE-A (Classical Greek), MAY-ə (English), MIE-ə (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Meaning unknown. In Greek and Roman mythology she was the eldest of the Pleiades, the group of seven stars in the constellation Taurus, who were the daughters of Atlas and Pleione. Her son by Zeus was Hermes.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Maja (Croatian), Maja (Danish), Maya (English), Maïa (French), Maja (German), Maja (Norwegian), Maja (Polish), Maja (Serbian), Maja (Slovene), Maja (Swedish)
SAME SPELLING: Maïa, Maia (2), Maia (3)


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Entry updated December 8, 2017