Origin of the name MAITEA.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name MAITEA.
MAITEA. Basque name,
derived from a term of endearment, meaning "darling."
A pretty cradle son, "Lo!
Lo! ene Maitea" ("Sleep! Sleep! my Darling"), by M.
Larralde, a physician of St. Jean de Luz, won the prize at Urrugne in
1859. It is written to a tune composed by the Vicomte de Belzunce;
the words have been printed in the "Lettres Labourdines," par
H. L. Fabre (Bayonne, 1869). (Basque Legends, Webster, 1879)