Maija

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Gender: F Pronunciation: MY-uh Origin of Maija: Finnish and Latvian variation of Maria

A lovely and typical name on the eastern shore of the Gulf of Bothnia that no one in the English-speaking world will know how to pronounce. Maia sounds (virtually) the same and is far more familiar outside Finland and Latvia.

Famous People Named Maija

Maija Vilkkumaa, Finnish singer-songwriter
Maija Grotell, Finnish-American ceramics artist
Maija Saari, Finnish footballer
Maija Einfelde, Latvian composer
Maija Isola, Finnish textile designer for Marimekko
Katri Anna-Maija Helena "Kaija" Siren, Finnish architect

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