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pinWhat does Malena mean?

Malena /male-na/ as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Malena is "woman from Magdala". Malena is a version of Madeline (Hebrew): variation of Madeleine. Molena is a familiar last name.


Malena has 1 variant: Malina.

Malena has 28 more related forms via Madeline: Dalanna, Dalenna, Lena, Mada, Madalena, Madalene, Maddelena, Madel, Madelena, Madelene, Madelina, Madella, Madena, Madina, Madlen, Madlin, Madlyn, Madzia, Magda, Magdalena, Mala, Marleah, Marleen, Marlen, Marlena, Marlene, Marline and Marlyne.

Kreatif forms: Mailena, Millena, Milna. [more]

pinHow popular is Malena?

Malena is a somewhat popular first name for females (#4221 out of 4276, Top 99%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#43875 out of 150436, Top 29%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Madeline (#89 2 years ago), Lena (#279), Magdalena (#976), Marlene, Marlena and Marlen are the prominent alternative forms of Malena (not ranked). Other forms, like Madena, are uncommon. These relations of Malena were popular as baby names during 1930-1939 (average #531) and are somewhat less common today (#724, 41%), with the versions Marlene, Marlena and Magdalena becoming less in vogue. Madeline is a constant favorite, though Lena has become trendy as well over time. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Malena and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lena, Madeline, Magdalena, Marlen, Marlena, Marlene in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

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