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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.


Malana has 5 related variations via Malina: Malena, Meleana, Meleena, Melina and Mellina.

Kreatif forms: Malaka, Malasa. [more]

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)

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Similar Names

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.