Meaning and name origin
Malaya \m(a)-la-ya\ as a girl's name.
Malaya is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Malaya for girls (2014 statistics).
Malaya is also pronounced similarly to Mala, Malea, Maleia, Malia, Mally and Melya. Other suggested similar baby names are Mahala, Mahalya, Malana and Maraya. These names tend to be more commonly used than Malaya.