Malia is a female name.
Malia is a Hawaiian form of the name Maria, which is derived from Mirjam. Besides, Malia is a short form of Amalia and a Swahili name.
Malia means “sea of bitterness”, “rebelliousness”, “wished for child” or “beloved” (from Mirjam) and “brave”, “diligent” and “soft” (from Amalia). In Swahili, Malia means “queen”.
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