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Meaning and name origin

Malena \m(a)-le-na\ as a girl's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Malena is "woman from Magdala". Malena is a variant of Madeline (Hebrew): variant of Madeleine, which is the French version.


Malena has 1 variant form: Malina.


Malena is a somewhat popular first name for females (#4221 out of 4276, Top 99%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#39994 out of 88799, Top 45%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Malena and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Madeline (#89). (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Madeline in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Malena is also pronounced similarly to Malana, Mallina, Melana, Meleana, Meleena, Melina, Milana, Mileena and Milena. Other suggested similar baby names are Dalena, Galena, Jalena, Kalena, Madena, Makena, Malea, Maleia, Marena, Marlena, Maxena, Maylene, Melene, Mylene, Salena, Talena, Valena and Yalena. These names tend to be less commonly used than Malena.