Maja: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Maja

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A real European name. It is ridiculously popular in both Scandinavia and the Slavic countries, and also enjoys some popularity in places such as Germany.

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"Maja" comes from "Maia". In Greek mythology, Maia was one of the Pleiades, the seven daughters of Atlas. She was also the mother of Hermes.

The meaning of "Maia" has sometimes been translated as "little mother".

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Maja Apostoloska, Macedonian poet and critic
Maja Bogdanović, Serbian cellist
Maja Einstein, Albert Einstein's sister
Maja Ivarsson, Swedish singer

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The little white-haired, bespectacled Swedish girl from "Majas Alfabet"

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