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pinWhat 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.


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: Marlia, Molia. [more]

pinHow 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)

Displayed below is the birth name statistics of Malia for girls. Malia entered the list in 1980-1989 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 1000 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), May, Marylin, Mayme, Maura, Mayra, Mimi, Moira, Maymie, Marin, Maren, Marian, Mamie, Mame, Mallie, Mariann, Mariel, Maritza, Marla, Marita, Marion, Mariela and Marlo. Usage of these relations of Malia was at its apex during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.337%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.228%, 32.3% less), but with versions such as Maritza, Moriah, Mayra, Mollie and Mariela becoming somewhat dated. Mariam, Mara, Amelia, Molly, Mariah, Mariana and Malia, and there is also a rebound in baby name popularity for Amelia, Mariah and Mariana.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Malia, Amelia, Maleah, Mallie, Mame in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mamie, Mara, Maren, Maria, Mariah in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mariam, Marian, Mariana, Mariann, Marie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mariel, Mariela, Marin, Marion, Marita in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Maritza, Marla, Marlo, Mary, Marylin in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Maura, May, Mayme, Maymie, Mayra in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mimi, 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.

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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 baby 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.