What does Maleah mean?
Maleah /ma-leah/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Hawaiian origin, and the name Maleah means "perhaps, probably". Maleah is a version of Malia (Hawaiian): form of Mary. Mallah is a conventional last name.
How popular is Maleah?
Maleah is an unusual first name for women. Maleah is also an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Maleah for girls. Maleah was first listed in 2002 and reached its top rank of #592 in the U.S. in the year 2009, and is currently at #684. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Maleah and corresponding names. Malia (#345 in 2014) is the only other prominent variation form of Maleah (#684 in 2014) listed in the Top 1000. Variants like Malea are seldom used. Adoption of these girl names was at its apex in the year 2009 (usage of 0.6085%) and is now much less (usage 0.4855%, down 20.2%). Malia (#345) is the most fashionable name for newborns here. (2014 Birth Statistics)