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First name origins & meanings:

  1. Greek: Mother; nurse
  2. English: Maiden
  3. English: Month of May
  4. Hebrew: Bitter
  5. Latin: Great

First name variations: Maiah, Maea, Mae, Mai, Maya, Maye, Mayes, Mays, Maize, May

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. Portuguese: habitational name from any of several places named Maia, especially one in Porto.
  2. Catalan (Maià): habitational name from Maià de Montcal, a village in Girona, or any of several other places named with Maià, which is of pre-Roman origin.
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