What does Malana mean?
Malana /ma-la-na/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced ma-LAH-nah. It is of Hawaiian origin, and the meaning of Malana is "buoyant, light". See also Malina.
How popular is Malana?
Malana is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#104257 out of 150436, Top 69%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Malana and affiliated names. The only popular related form of Malana (outside Top 1000) is Melina (#598 last year). This girl name reached the height of its popularity in the year 2009 (usage of 0.544%) and has become significantly less popular since (usage 0.402%, down 26.1%). Melina (#598) is the most trendy birth name in this compilation. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Malana is pronounced similarly to Malaney, Malanie, Mallina, Melaina, Melana, Melani, Melania, Melany▲, Milana▲, Milena▲ and Miliana. Other suggested similar baby names are Kalana, Marlana, Matana and Mayana. These names tend to be more commonly used than Malana.