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Malana

What does Malana mean?

Malana Pronunciation of Malana [malana] 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.

Associated with: light.

Variations

5 relations via Malina: Malena, Meleana, Meleena, Melina and Mellina.

Creative forms:
(female) Malata, Molana, ..

(male) Malama, Malata, ..

Middle name pairings:
Malana Lucia (M.L.), ..

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. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with similar and related girl names. Popular related forms of Malana (outside Top 2000) are Melina (#594 from recent data), Malina (#1538) and Malena (#1997). These relations of Malana reached the height of their popularity in the year 2009 (median #1208) and are almost as popular today. Melina has been the most prevalent. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Malena, Malina, Melina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Melina outside U.S.

Similar Names

Malana is pronounced similarly to Malaney, Malanie, Mallina, Melaina, Melana, Melanee, Melaney, Melani, Melania, Melanie, Melaniya, Melany, Meloni, Melony, Milana, Mileena, Milena, Miliana and Miliani. Other suggested similar names are Allana, Arlana, Dalanna, Dalena, Dayana, Dylana, Elana, Gaiana, Galina, Gilana, Haldana, Halina, Iolana, Jalaina, Jalena, Jilana, Jolana, Kalani, Kalena, Kayana, Maaja, Madena, Madina, Mahina, Makara, Makena, Maleia, Malika, Malka, Maranda, Maraya, Marina, Marlane, Marlena, Marlina, Marna, Masina, Matana, Mavina, Maxena, Maxina, Mayana, Milada, Mlada, Moana, Mylene, Nalani, Natana, Solana, Talani, Talanna, Talena, Talina, Tawana, Valena and Yalena. These names tend to be more commonly used than Malana.

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