Popularity:8918
Origin:Native American
Other Origin(s):Hebrew
Meaning:Woman; Tenderness
Mahala is a girl’s name with multiple meaningful origins. The title is commonly used by indigenous peoples, where the name in the language of the Yokuts Nation of Central California literally means “woman.” They might start out as your little girl, but you’ll be surprised by just how quickly baby grows into an independent woman of their own. Following Hebrew roots, the biblical name means “tenderness,” a gentle trait to attribute to baby Mahala from the moment they take their first breath.
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