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Girl Names Starting with Mal-

Mal- baby names and what they mean, with 28 results. Mal- names are used more often as feminine names. These girl names were at the top of their popularity in 2009 (ADOPTION OF 0.22%) and are almost as common today (ADOPTION 0.18%, 17.7%), but with names like Malvina becoming less trendy. Malaysia (#499), Maleah (#796), Malia (#254) and Malka (#1257) are four of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns in this list, while Maley (TOP 4%) and Mall (10%) are popular Mal- last names. Here is the list of Mal- names for boys.

Mal- names

Mal - Mallantha | Mallorca - Malvina

Mal - Mallantha

Mary and variants

Mallie1, Malia1, Mal
Var. of Mary. Source fr. Latin word. "Star of the sea." Malie is also a somewhat popular baby name.

Var. of May. Source fr. English word. "The fifth month." Not that popular as a birth name, Mala occurs more commonly as a last name.

Madeline and variants

Malina1, Malena, Mala2
Forms of Madeline. Origin fr. Hebrew. "Woman from Magdala." Common as surnames. Compare Malena (TOP 29%) and common last names Medena (TOP 59%), Modena (36%), with the -ena suffix.

Origin fr. Hawaiian element. "Buoyant, light." Malana is uncommon as a girls' name. See also Matana.

Malanie, Malaney
Var. of Melanie. Stems fr. Greek language. "Black, dark." Malaney and Malanie were not among 2018's Top names.


.. a country in Asia. Scarce. Malaysia is not listed in the US Census.

Malcolmina, var. Malcolmeena
Feminine of Malcolm (Scottish, Gaelic) devotee .. Malcolmina and Malcolmeena are scarcely used as women's names.

Var. of Amalfi. .. Italian town and part of coastline .. Malie (UPPER 79%), Macfie (68%) are common last names. See also Mallie.

Form of Margaret. From Greek. "Pearl." Not in popularity charts.

Amelia and variants

Malika, Malia2, Mali
Var. of Amelia. Source fr. Latin, Old German elements. "Rival, eager work." Malia has gained in popularity since 1880-1889.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mal- names: Malaysia, Maleah, Malena, Malia, Malika

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mal- names: Malina, Malinda, Malissa, Malka, Mallie

Malia and variants

Malia3, var. Maleia, Maleah, Malea
Derived fr. Hawaiian word. "Perhaps, probably." Usage of Malia and variants as baby names in 2018 was up 38% compared to 2008.

Malitia, Malisha, Malicia
Forms of Melisha. .. blend of Melissa and cia from .. Scarce as children's names, but Malisha, Malicia, etc. are comparable to the more popular Melisa.

Melina and variants

Mallina, Malina2
Var. of Melina. Root fr. Greek language. "Honey." Mallina is rare as a baby name among the variant forms of Melina.

Melinda and variants

Malynda, Mally, Mallie2, Malinde, Malinda, Malina3
Forms of Melinda. Root fr. Latin element. "Sweet." Malina and variants became less trendy in 2018, falling on average -3 positions as baby names with Malina dropping the most.

Derivative of Hawaiian element. "Peace." Sparing use, with usage of 0.008% for Malina as a birth name in 2018, lower than 0.008% in 2017. See also Miliana.

Malyssandre, Malissande, Malisande
Forms of Melisande. Derived fr. Old French, Old German elements. "Animal strength." Malisande, Malissande and Malyssandre are hardly found as first names.

Melissa and variants

Mallissa, Malissa
Forms of Melissa. Derived fr. Greek word. "Bee; honey." Malissa is a frequently occurring (UPPER 26%) female name, while Mallissa is unconventional.

Malitta, Malita
Var. of Melita. Origin fr. Greek element. "Honey-sweet." Uncommon as girls' names, but Malita and Malitta are similar to the more familiar Malina.

Malka and variants

Malka, var. Malkie, Malkia, Malke, Malkah, Malcah
Root fr. Hebrew element. "Queen." Common, with usage of 0.011% for Malka and variants as baby names in 2018, though lower than 0.012% the previous year.

Form of Melantha. Based on Greek word. "Dark flower." Not Top 2000 name.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Mal- names for girls.

1. Mal - Mallantha
Mary [Mal, Malia, Mallie], May [Mala], Madeline [Mala, Malina, Malena], Malana, Melanie [Malanie, Malaney], Malaysia, Malcolmina [Malcolmeena], Amalfi [Malfie], Margaret [Malgorzata], Amelia [Mali, Malia, Malika], Malia [Malea, Maleia, Maleah], Melisha [Malitia, Malisha, Malicia], Melina [Malina, Mallina], Melinda [Mally, Mallie, Malina, Malynda, Malinde, Malinda], Malina, Melisande [Malisande, Malissande, Malyssandre], Melissa [Malissa, Mallissa], Melita [Malita, Malitta], Malka [Malke, Malkie, Malkia, Malkah, Malcah], Melantha [Mallantha]

Mallorca, Mallory [Malory, Malori, Malorie, Malorey, Mallori, Mallorie, Mallorey, Malloreigh, ..], Matilda [Maltilde, Maltilda], Melba [Malva], Mauve [Malva], Malva, Malvina [Mal, Malva, Malvie], Melva [Malvina]

Usage comparison for Mal- names