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What does Mahali mean?

Mahali Pronunciation of Mahali [ma-hali] as a name for girls is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of the name Mahali is "tender one". Mahali is an alternate form of Mahalia (Hebrew).

Associated with: tender (gentle).


Mahali has 7 variants: Mahala, Mahalah, Mahalee, Mahaliah, Mahalla, Mahelia and Mehalia.

1 more related form via Mahalia: Mahalath.

Creative forms:
(female) Mahami, Mihali, ..

(male) Mahai, Mahami, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mahali Taylor (M.T.), ..

How popular is Mahali?

Mahali is an uncommon first name for women. Mahali is an equally rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Mahali (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Mahalia and Mahala. Adoption of these forms of Mahali was common among parents in the 1880s, but now, the form Mahala has become somewhat outmoded. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mahala, Mahalia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mahali and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Mahali is alike in pronunciation to Mahalya, Mihaela, Mihaila, Mihalia, Mihaliya and Mohala. Other suggested similar names are Carli, Hali, Halli, Harli, Kahli, Kaili, Kalli, Karli, Lali, Maaja, Mable, Macaela, Macaria, Maci, Madalyn, Madlin, Maelle, Maemi, Magaley, Magali, Magalie, Magaly, Magdala, Maggali, Magli, Mai, Maia, Maiah, Maillie, Mairi, Maji, Makayla, Makyla, Mal, Mala, Malana, Mali, Malia, Mallie, Mally, Mandi, Marah, Maralin, Maraline, Marci, Marilin, Marilis, Marilu, Marla, Marlie, Marlin, Marlis, Marsala, Marti, Maryl, Matha, Matti, Mayah, Melli, Michal, Michala, Michalin, Milli, Molli, Natali, Pali, Racheli, Rozali and Tali. These names tend to be more commonly used than Mahali.

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