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Maia

Origin

  • Greek: Meaning unknown; In Greek and Roman mythology she was the goddess of spring and growth. Maia was the eldest of the Pleiades, the group of seven stars in the constellation Taurus, who were the daughters of Atlas and Pleione. She and Zeus had a son Hermes, a god of fertility.
  • Hebrew: Close to God
  • Latin: Daughter of Atlas

Nicknames

Maylin, Maylene, Mayleen, Maylee

Syllables

2

International Variations

Maylin, Maylene, Mayleen, Maylee

Alternate Spellings

Maelynn, Maelee, Mae

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