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Name Maj

Meaning:maybe wet nurse, midwifeTools:

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Languages of use:Scandinavian
Is short form of:Maja
US 2021 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Maj, Kaj, Kaj, Mac, Mad, Mae, Maé, Mai, Maï, Maja     Details
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About Maja, the group of names with the same origin as Maj

Meaning/translation:maybe wet nurse, midwife
Language of origin:Latin
Info about origin:in Greek mythology Maia is the most beautiful of the Pleiades and the mother of Mercury
 the name Maia maybe means wet nurse, midwife
 in Roman mythology Maja (later seen as identical with the Greek Maia) was a Goddess of fertility and of the growth in Spring
 the name of the month May is derived from the Roman Maja
Words:maia = the wet nurse, the midwife  Old Greek
 mai- = big, great  Latin
 der Mai = May (the month of May)  German
Topics:Greek mythology, Roman mythology
Variants' top ranks:1:Maja Sweden 2010,  2:Maya Greenland 2019,  12:Maia Montevideo 2012,  30:Mya Canada/BC 2011,  93:Maj Sweden 2014,  993:Maiya USA 2000
Somehow related to:May
Name variants:Maia, Maiya, Maj, Maja, Maya, Mya   Sortable list   Details

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Sweden prevalence 2014 93