What does Maia mean?

type genus of the Majidae; nearly cosmopolitan in distribution

What's the origin of Maia?


How is Maia pronounced?


What does it say about you to have a cat named Maia?

There is no one definitive answer to this question. Some people might say that the name Maia suggests that you are creative and imaginative, while others might say that the name suggests that you are loyal and supportive.

Is Maia a good cat name?

Maia has two syllables, which most vets and trainers tend to recommend. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for your kitty to recognize. Maia isn't one of the most common cat names, so your kitty will make waves! If you love the name, you should pick it!

Maia is found in these categories:

celestial cat names

She's named after a star in the Pleiades constellation!

spiritual cat names

Derived from Greek mythology, symbolizing mother earth's nurturing essence.


Based on likes, Maia ranks #297 with users of

Naming your cat Maia isn't unheard of, but our data suggests that it's a pretty niche choice.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Maia was, over the past 30 days, the 1105th ranked cat name for views on

As of June 2024, Maia is becoming rarer and less popular with new kitten owners. Our stats reveal that the moniker is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a bit of variance in rank for this name. That might suggest its popularity is based on seasonal factors or perhaps pop culture events.

In the past week, Maia was viewed 20 times, and liked 9 times.

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