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Name Maja

Meaning: maybe wet nurse, midwife

Gender: female

Languages of use: German, Scandinavian

Asteroid: 66 Maja, diameter 72.82 km, period 9.733 years

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Maja is a member of the name group Maja:

Meaning/translation: wet nurse, midwife (?)

Language of origin: Latin


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


maia = the wet nurse, the midwife  Old Greek

mai- = big, great  Latin

der Mai = May  German

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