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What does Malia mean?

Malia /ma-lia/ as a girls' name is pronounced ma-LEE-ah. It is of Hawaiian origin, and the meaning of Malia is "perhaps, probably". Variant of Mary. Also a Spanish variant of Maria.

Variations

Malia has 3 variants: Malea, Maleah and Maleia.

Related girl name: Amelia.

Malia has 60 more different relations via Maria, Mary: Mair, Maire, Mal, Mallie, Mame, Mamie, Manon, Manya, Mara, Mare, Maree, Marella, Maren, Maria, Mariah, Mariam, Marian, Mariana, Mariann, Marice, Marie, Mariel, Mariela, Marika, Marilin, Marilla, Marin, Marion, Mariska, Marita, Maritsa, Maritza, Marja, Marjan, Marje, Marla, Marlo, Marya, Marylin, Marysa, Marysia, Masha, Maura, Maure, Maurita, Mavra, May, Mayme, Maymie, Mayra, Mayria, Mimi, Miriam, Moira, Moll, Mollie, Molly, Moriah, Moya and Murial.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Maala, Molia, ..

(male) Mail, Maliam, ..

How popular is Malia?

Malia is a very popular first name for females (#1921 out of 4276, Top 45%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#25591 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Census)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the birth name statistics of Malia for girls. Malia entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its peak position of #191 in the U.S. in the year 2009, and is presently at #345. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Malia name in U.S.

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

Popular related forms of Malia (#345 via latest list) are Amelia (#15 via latest list), Maria (#115), Mary (#120), Molly (#122), Mariah (#136), Miriam (#305), Mariana (#331), Mariam (#568), Marie (#579), Maleah (#684), Mara (#695), Mollie (#803), Moriah (#977), Maren (#1153), Maritza (#1203), Marian (#1264), Mariela (#1358), Marin (#1402), Maura (#1410), Mayra (#1411), Marion (#1539), May (#1581), Moira (#1672), Marylin, Maymie, Mayme, Mimi, Marilla, Maree, Mamie, Mame, Mallie, Mariann, Mariel, Marla, Marita, Mariska, Marika and Marlo. Usage of these relations of Malia was at its apex in the 1890s (usage of 10.27%) and has become much lower since (usage 1.7%, 83.4% less), with versions such as Marla becoming somewhat dated. Amelia, Mariam, Mara and Maleah are four of the more fashionable birth names here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Malia, Amelia, Maleah, Mallie, Mame in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mamie, Mara, Maree, Maren, Maria in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mariah, Mariam, Marian, Mariana, Mariann in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marie, Mariel, Mariela, Marika, Marilla in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marin, Marion, Mariska, Marita, Maritza in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marla, Marlo, Mary, Marylin, Maura in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of May, Mayme, Maymie, Mayra, Mimi in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Miriam, Moira, Mollie, Molly, Moriah in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Amelia, Maria, Mariah, Mariam, Mary outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mollie, Molly outside U.S.

Similar Names

Malia is pronounced similarly to Maelee, Maillie, Mala, Mali, Mally, Meelia, Mela, Melia, Mella, Melli, Mellie, Melly, Melya, Mila, Milla, Milli, Millie, Milly, Molli and Myla. Other suggested similar names are Adalia, Azalia, Callia, Carlia, Caylia, Dacia, Dalia, Dania, Filia, Galia, Hadia, Halia, Illia, Kalia, Lakia, Lalia, Macie, Madina, Madra, Magda, Mahalia, Mahelia, Mahina, Mahra, Mai, Maia, Malfie, Malicia, Malika, Malina, Malinda, Malissa, Malita, Malka, Malkah, Malkia, Malva, Manda, Maris, Marlin, Marlis, Marlisa, Maya, Mehalia, Mihalia, Moria, Nadia, Naia, Pelia, Talia, Tallia, Tavia, Yulia, Zakia and Zalia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Malia.


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