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Maera can refer to:
Mythology and religion
- The name Maera or Maira is used by several beings in Greek mythology:
- Maera (hound), hound of Icarius, was turned into the dog star
- Maera, daughter of Proetus the son of Thersander, mother of Locrus by Zeus
- Maera, daughter of Atlas, wife of Tegeates
- Maera, one of the Nereids, daughters of Nereus and Doris
- Maera, one of the four daughters of the river god Erasinus, along with Anchirhoe, Byze and Melite. They are associated with Britomartis.
- Maera or Mæra, an alternative name for Mara, a demon in Buddhist teachings.
- Lasiommata maera is a species of butterfly of the family Nymphalidae, also known as the Maera or Large Wall Brown
- Maera (crustacean) is a genus of amphipod crustaceans
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