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


Malia is a ♀ girl’s name.

Origin of the name Malia

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.

What is the meaning of the name Malia?

Malia means “sea of bitterness”, “drop of the sea”, “star of the sea”, “rebelliousness”, “exalted one”, “beloved” or “wished for child” (from Maria) and “brave” and “diligent” (from Amalia). In Swahili, Malia means “queen”.

Pronunciation of Malia

Variants of the name Malia

Mahlia Maliah Maliya Maliyah Mallia Malya Malía

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Popularity of the name Malia

The name Malia is ranked #57 overall. It is very popular with parents-to-be and is often chosen as a baby name.

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