maior (also spelled major) in Latin means greater, as in magnus-maior-maximus. The opposite is minor, smaller.

Many professions derive from it, like maior domus, major, mayor, and thus many surnames, especially German surnames like Maier, Meier, Meyer, Meir, Mayer, Meyr, and the Dutch surname Meijer.

Many placenames also use maior in the meaning of upper:

  • Campo Maior
  • Santiago Maior (disambiguation)
  • Rio Maior
  • Souto Maior (disambiguation)
  • Maior Arcana: The Wounds That Turn Flesh into Light
  • Petru Maior
  • Álvaro Luiz Maior de Aquino
  • Atlas Maior
  • Alburnus Maior
  • Maior Abandonado
  • Santa Maria Maior (disambiguation)
  • Estádio Municipal de Rio Maior
  • Editio Critica Maior
  • George Cristian Maior
  • Gaius Claudius Marcellus Maior
  • Mayor of the Palace
  • Santa Maria Maior (Funchal)
  • Santiago Maior (Santa Cruz)
  • Lucius Cornelius Balbus (maior)
  • Vila Maior (Santa Maria da Feira)

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