Name Malea Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Malea


Malea is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Malea?

Malea is an Anglicized form of the Hawaiian name Malia. Besides, Malea is considered a derivation of the Filipino name Malaya.

What does the name Malea mean?

Malea means “sea of bitterness”, “drop of the sea”, “star of the sea”, “rebelliousness”, “exalted one”, “beloved” or “wished for child” (from Malia or Maria) and “free” or “independent” (from Malaya).

Malea as a name for your daughter

This name, originating from Hawaii, is becoming more and more popular all over the world. Rightly so: Malea is a beautiful and melodious name, with that special something. Besides Malea, the name can also be spelled Mallea. If you want your little Malea to have a second name, Malea Sophie, Malea Joanne, Malea Lydia, Malea Ava, Malea Sarah and Malea Blair are all possible.

Malea in pop culture

  • Malea Rose is a Hawaiian actress, writer and producer. Born in 1986, the American gained international visibility through appearances on popular TV shows such as “Two and a Half Men” and “New Girl”. As a child, Malea was a professional surfer and later a radio host. Today, she campaigns for women’s rights and many other charitable causes and founded her own skin care company called “Vie en Rose” in 2020.
  • A child star is the Indonesian American actress Malea Emma Tjandrawidjaja (born 2011). Malea Emma is famous for her singing, dancing and acting skills. She performed the national anthem of the United States at several sports events. She has a part in the Sci-Fi drama “After Yang” (2022) alongside Colin Farrell. Malea is also very active on Social Media.
  • Another actress is Malea Mitchell, who is mostly known for her part in the sitcom “It’s always sunny in Philadelphia” (2015) and her role in the TV show “UnREAL: The Faith Diaries” (2016). She is active on Social Media, where she shares pictures of her husband and son Luca.
  • A name bearer in music is Malea McGuiness, an American singer-songwriter and film producer. Born in Texas in 1982, she started her career as an opera singer and later released four studio albums as a solo artist and toured the United States. Her genre of music is electropop. One of Malea’s hits is from 2015 and is called “One hot mess”.

Pronunciation of Malea

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Malia Mila Lia Mayla Emilia Mia Mara Elina Leana Malina Lina Melia Ella Emma Marla Lea Luana Noah Juna Amelie

Popularity of the name Malea

The name Malea is ranked #450 overall.

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