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Updated: Jul 5, 2024 | 👁️ 14 Views | 🔊 14 Pronunciations

Gender: Male

Origin: Indian

Meaning: Lord Buddha, Friend

Pronunciation: M EY T R EY AH

Popularity Rank: #311,064

On this page:

  • 1. Maitreya Meaning
  • 2. Maitreya Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Maitreya
  • 4. Translations of Maitreya
  • 5. Maitreya Name Popularity
  • 6. Maitreya popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Maitreya
  • 8. Maitreya Name Poster
  • 9. Names similar to Maitreya

Maitreya Meaning

Maitreya means "Lord Buddha, Friend".

Maitreya is found in United States of America, India, Italy, and 16 more countries.

Maitreya Pronunciation Guide

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: M EY T R EY AH

M: Pronounce as in "man" (M AE N)

EY: Pronounce as in "they" (DH EY)

T: Pronounce as in "top" (T AA P)

R: Pronounce as in "red" (R EH D)

EY: Pronounce as in "they" (DH EY)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Maitreya

Maitreya Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Maitreya is recorded 54 times globally, ranking it as the 311,064th most common name worldwide.

Maitreya is most prevalent in United States of America, with 14 occurrences, making it the 71,409th most popular name in the country.

Maitreya Popularity by Country

Maitreya popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Maitreya from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Maitreya

  • Maitreya-nātha
    Maitreya-nātha is a Philosopher from India.

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