Gender / Sex: girl
Meaning: perhaps, probably
Related Names: Amelia
Sounds Like: Melia, Mali, Mala
Variant forms: Malea, Maleah, Maleia
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1921
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 23616
Malia \m(a)-lia\ as a girl's name is pronounced ma-LEE-ah. It is of Hawaiian origin, and the meaning of Malia is "perhaps, probably". Variant of Mary. Also a Spanish variant of Maria.
Malia has 3 variant forms: Malea, Maleah and Maleia.
For more information, see also the related name Amelia.
Baby names that sound like Malia are Melia, Mali and Mala.
View a list of the 3 names that reference Malia.
Malia is a very popular first name for women (#1921 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#23616 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)