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Girl Name: Mali

Name: Mali
Pronunciation: \m(a)-li\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: industrious, striving; work
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Malia, Mala, Magli, Mal
Similar Names: Bali, Cali, Mari, Hali, Kali, Lali, Maci, Mai, Maji, Pali, Tali


Mali \m(a)-li\ as a girl's name is a variant of Amelia (Latin, Old German), and the meaning of Mali is "industrious, striving; work".

The baby name Mali sounds like Malia, Mala, Magli and Mal. Other similar baby names are Bali, Cali, Mari, Hali, Kali, Lali, Maci, Mai, Maji, Pali and Tali.


Mali is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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