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Mahalia meaning and name origin

Mahalia \ma-halia, maha-lia\ as a girl's name is pronounced ma-HAL-yah, ma-HAYL-yah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Mahalia is "tender one". Also possibly from an Aramaic name meaning "marrow". Biblical name that was well used in the 19th century. Singer Mahalia Jackson.

Mahalia has 9 variant forms: Mahala, Mahalah, Mahalath, Mahali, Mahalee, Mahaliah, Mahalla, Mahelia and Mehalia.

Mahalia is also pronounced similarly to Mahalya, Mihalia, Mihaliya and Mohala. Another suggested similar baby name is Malia.

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Popularity of Mahalia

Mahalia is a somewhat popular first name for females (#4131 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Mahalia name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Mahalia with its variant forms and related girl baby names.


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