US Popularity:5683
Other Origin(s):Filipino, Native American
Meaning:Lyre; Dancing; Sad song; Sickness, weak; Woman; Beloved; Expensive, dear
Mahalia is a feminine name whose roots span the globe, lending diverse meanings to its repertoire. Mahalia has several ancestors in Hebrew, from Mahalath, meaning “lyre,” “dancing,” “sad song,” and “sickness,” to Mahlah, meaning “weak” and “sick.” Mahalia is brightened by its potential Filipino origin, believed to be linked to the Tagalog mahal, meaning “beloved” or “expensive” and “dear.” Mahalia may also be inspired by mahala, a Native American word for “woman.” Baby will be in star-studded company with American gospel singer Mahalia Jackson, whose divine voice remains a guiding light to countless souls on their spiritual path.

Mahalia Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Mahalia is currently #3524 on The Bump
Girl:Mahalia is currently #1575 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Mahalia is currently #5683 in U.S. births
Girl:Mahalia is currently #2250 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 449
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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