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The name of the race of wizards in J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings.
-- Anonymous User  2/7/2005
The race in Tolkien was the Maiar. A single individual would be a Maia. Despite that, I think this is a beautiful name that does not call attention to itself as in some way connected to popular/genre literature that is not everyone's cup of tea. How many hardcore Tolkien nerds (yours truly included) are out there to prejudice this great name?
-- Anonymous User  5/15/2005
In Hans Christian Andersen's story Thumbelina, Maia is the name given to Thumbelina by the fairies at the end of the story when she marries their king. I like it - it's charming.
-- tmarie  6/17/2005
Maia is a character in Cassandra Clare's series The Mortal Instruments. In the book, Maia is a werewolf.
-- eguo0124  8/21/2009
Maia Shibutani (born 1994 in New York City) is an American ice dancer.
-- Anonymous User  8/8/2012
Maia Brewton (born 1977 in Los Angeles, California) is an American actress.
-- Anonymous User  8/8/2012
Maia Mitchell (b. 18 August 1993) is an Australian actress and singer who currently stars in the American TV series 'The Fosters', portraying Callie Quinn Jacob. She also co-stars with Ross Lynch in the Disney Channel movies, 'Teen Beach Movie' and 'Teen Beach Movie 2'.
-- XxKerry-MayxX  10/29/2014

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