Maia (disambiguation)

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Maia /ˈm.ə/ is the eldest of the Pleiades in Greek mythology, also identified with an Ancient Italic goddess of spring. Maia may also refer to:

Place names[edit]

New Zealand[edit]



United Kingdom[edit]

  • Maia, a Roman fort located in Bowness-on-Solway, England

United States[edit]


Literature, fiction and entertainment[edit]

Other uses[edit]

  • Maia people, an indigenous tribe of Western Australia
  • Maia (star), the fourth-brightest star in the Pleiades open-star cluster
  • F.C. Maia, a Portuguese football club
  • Short S.21 Maia, a piggyback long-range flying boat combination
  • "-maia" or "maia-", an affix derived from the mythological Maia, used to describe maternal roles in taxonomy

See also[edit]