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What does Mahelia mean?

Mahelia Pronunciation of Mahelia [ma-he-lia] as a girls' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Mahelia is "tender one". Mahelia is a version of Mahalia (Hebrew).

Associated with: tender (gentle).


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

Creative forms:
(female) Maheel, Mahela, ..

(male) Mahea, Mahelik, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mahelia Delilah (M.D.), ..

How popular is Mahelia?

Mahelia is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Mahelia is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Mahelia (outside Top 2000) are Mahalia and Mahala. Adoption of these relations of Mahelia was at its highest 135 years ago (average #914), but now, the form Mahala has become somewhat outmoded. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Mahelia is alike in pronunciation to Mahalya, Mihaela, Mihalia, Mihaliya and Mohala. Other suggested similar names are Cacelia, Camelia, Dahlia, Jamelia, Kamelia, Madelina, Madella, Maelee, Maelle, Maillie, Mala, Malea, Maleia, Mali, Malia, Mallie, Marelda, Marella, Matelda, Meelia, Mela, Melia, Mella, Melya, Ophelia, Pamelia, Phelia, Sarelia, Shelia and Tahlia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Mahelia.

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