What does Malena mean?
Malena has 1 variant: Malina.
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.Creative forms:
(female) Maleda, Malema, ..
(male) Malela, Malema, .. Middle name pairings:
Malena Sarah (M.S.), ..
How 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. Demographics)
Malena reached its apex rank of #1391 in the U.S. in 2002, and is at #1997 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Madeline (#90 in recent rankings), Lena (#272), Magdalena (#1103), Marlene (#1174), Malina (#1538), Marlena, Madalene, Marline, Marlen, Marleen, Mada, Madelene, Madlyn and Magda are the prominent alternative forms of Malena (#1997 in recent rankings). Other forms, like Madel, are uncommon. These relations of Malena were popular as baby names 85 years ago (median #1383) and are somewhat less common today (#1611, ▼29%), with versions like Magdalena going out of style.
Malena is pronounced similarly to Malana, Malaney, Malanie, Mallina, Melaina, Melana, Melani, Melania, Melany▲, Meleana, Meleena, Melina▲, Mellina, Meloni, Melony, Milana▲, Mileena, Milena▲ and Miliana. Other recommended names are Adalena, Alena▲, Allena, Analena, Caleena, Calina, Carena, Dalene, Darlena, Delena, Halea, Jalea, Jalena, Julena, Kadena, Kaleena, Kalena, Kalene, Madera, Madona, Maelynn, Makenna▲, Malea, Maleia, Malika, Malinda▼, Malkia, Malvina, Marcena, Mareina, Maren, Marlana, Marleni, Marlina, Masina, Matana, Mavina, Maxena, Maxina, Mayana, Maydena, Maylene, Melene, Melvena, Mena, Mladena, Mylene, Olena, Shalena, Talena, Talene, Talona, Valena, Valina, Varena and Yelena. These names tend to be less commonly used than Malena.See names in meaning and etymology.