German, Slovene, and Scandinavian form of Maya; also, Arabic

Maja Origin and Meaning

The name Maja is girl's name of Arabic, German, Scandinavian origin meaning "splendid".
Whether you pronounce it my-a, ma-zha or ma-ha, Maja is an intriguing choice. Sometimes associated with Goya's famous painting "The Naked Maja." As a cognate of Maya, it's a Top 10 name in Slovenia and Sweden and is also popular in Germany and Norway.

Maja Popularity

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Famous People Named Maja

  • Maja Einstein (18811951), Albert Einstein's sister
  • Maja HugSwiss figure skater
  • Maja Ivarssonlead vocalist for The Sounds
  • Maja Lidia KossakowskaPolish fantasy writer
  • Maja MarkovicSerbian singer & former member of group Luna
  • Maja NekicCroatian actress
  • Marijana "Maja Marijana" RadovanovicSerbian singer
  • Maja SalvadorFilipino actress, dancer, model & producer
  • Maja TaticSerbian singer who represented Bosnia at Eurovision
  • Maja Salamonmodel
  • Maja AmcoffSwedish singer,songwriter

Maja in Pop Culture

  • Maja DraculaRomanian vampire from "Maja & Saran"
  • Maja the Sky Witcha character from the Adventure Time cartoon series