What does Mala mean?
Mala /mala/ as a name for girls is of Hebrew and English derivation, and the meaning of the name Mala is "woman from Magdala; the fifth month". Mala is an alternate form of Madeline (Hebrew): version of Madeleine. Mala is also a form of May (English).
Mala has 1 variant: Maelee.
Mala has 30 more alternative forms via Madeline, May: Lena▲, Lina▼, Mada, Maddy, Madel, Madella, Madena, Madge▼, Madina, Madlen, Madlin, Madlyn, Mady, Madzia, Mae▼, Magda, Magdala, Maia▲, Maj, Malena, Malina, Marleah, Marlen, Marlena▼, Maud▼, Maude▼, Maya▲, Mayana, Maye▼ and Mei.Kreatif forms: Mabla. [more]
How popular is Mala?
Mala is an unusual first name for women but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#77222 out of 150436, Top 51%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Maya (#74 last year), Madeline (#89), Lena (#279), Maia (#626), Mae (#682), Lina (#767), May, Maye, Maude, Marlen, Madge, Marlena and Maud are the prominent related forms of Mala (not in Top 1000) listed in the Top 1000. Other variants, like Madella, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Mala was widespread a century ago (adoption of 0.562%) and is somewhat less today (adoption 0.268%, 52% less). Madeline is more familiar than the rest, though Maya is now more regularly used, while forms such as Madge have lost favor. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Mala and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Thinking of names?
Mala is alike in pronunciation to Malea, Maleah, Maleia, Mali, Malia▲, Mallie▼, Mally, Meelia, Mela, Melia, Mella, Melli, Melly, Melya, Mila▲, Milla, Milli, Milly, Molli, Molly▲ and Myla▲. Other recommended similar baby names are Alala, Alla, Arla, Ayla▲, Baila, Byla, Cala, Earla, Eila, Gala, Galla, Gila, Hala, Illa, Isla▲, Jola, Kala▼, Kayla▲, Lala, Lela▼, Mable▼, Madra, Mahala▼, Maja, Mal, Malita, Malka, Malva, Mara▲, Marga, Marla▼, Marta▼, Mat, Mata, Mavra, Meara, Mel, Mena, Meta▼, Mia▲, Milka, Mima, Miya, Mohala, Moll, Moya, Paola▼, Raula, Rayla, Tola, Tula, Tyla, Ula and Vala. These names tend to be more commonly used than Mala.