Meaning and name origin
For more information, see also the related girl name Amelia.
Malia is a very popular first name for females (#1921 out of 4276, Top 45%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#23616 out of 88799, Top 27%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Malia for girls. Malia reached its highest rank of #191 in the U.S. in 2009. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Malia and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Amelia (#15), Maria (#115), Mary (#120), Malia (#345) and Maleah (#684). (2014 statistics).
Malia▲ is also pronounced similarly to Mala, Mali, Mallie▼, Mally, Meelia, Mela, Melia, Mella, Melya, Mila▲, Milla and Myla▲. Other suggested similar baby names are Dalia▼, Galia, Halia, Kalia, Lalia, Mahalia, Mahelia, Maia, Mal, Malika, Malina, Malita, Malka, Malkia, Malva, Mehalia, Mihalia, Talia▲ and Zalia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Malia.