Gender: Female Pronunciation: muh-TREY-uh Origin of Matreya: possible variant of Maitreya

Matreya Origin and Meaning

The name Matreya is a girl's name .

Maitreya -- with an I -- is the Sanskrit name of a messianic future Buddha, according to the Buddhist tradition. Without the I, it's most closely associated with Canadian teen actress Matreya Fedor. Either way, it's one of the new unusual spiritual names unusual choice with a warm, almost maternal sound.

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