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Mayah is a multicultural name with a tropical and exotic feel. It is more commonly known as its primary spelling, Maya, but the extra h gives more uniqueness. Though currently not on the top 1,000 list, the original Maya is a top 100 name.

Meaning of the name Mayah:

Sanskrit: illusion
Greek: good mother
Hebrew: water

Origin of the name Mayah:

Mayah is an alternative spelling to the baby name Maya, which is a very multicultural name. To start, the name comes from the Sanskrit and the Buddhist religion, as Maya was the mother of the Buddha. It was also an alternative to the name of the goddess Durga. In Greek culture, Maya was the mother to Hermes. Finally, in Hebrew culture, the baby name Maya is a variation to the name Mayim.

Symbolism of the name Mayah:

The baby name Mayim in Hebrew originally means “water,” so Mayah receives the same meaning. In Sanskrit culture, the goddess Durga was the goddess of illusion, giving the name this meaning. Finally, in Greek, Maya was the ultimate mother of the gods, giving Mayah the same meaning of “good mother.”

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Gender of the name Mayah:

Mayah is a natural and cute baby name for girls.

Pronunciation of the name Mayah:


Number of syllables in the name Mayah:


Emotion evoked from the name Mayah:

Mayah is an adorable baby name that is more unique than the traditional spelling, Maya. It feels young and very wholesome.

Alternative spellings for the name Mayah:

Nicknames for the name Mayah:

Popularity of the name Mayah:

Mayah has never been on the top 1,000 list of the Social Security Popularity Index. The original spelling, Maya, is a top 100 name, however. As of 2020, it was rank 61.

Related names for the name Mayah:

Great middle names for Mayah and their meanings:

  • Blair (plain, meadow, field)
  • Joelle (the Lord is willing)
  • Jane (God is gracious)
  • Georgia (farmer, earthworker)
  • Gloria (immortal glory)
  • Alice (noble)
  • Faye (fairy)
  • Leigh (meadow, delicate)

Famous people with the name Mayah:

There are no celebrities with the spelling Mayah. When considering the original Maya, however, there are Maya Angelou and Maya Rudolph, for instance.

Mayahs in popular culture:

There are no fictional characters with this spelling option of Mayah.

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