US Popularity:6725
Other Origin(s):Filipino, Hawaiian
Meaning:Bitter; Of the sea; Calm, gentle waters; Free
Inspire baby to always go with the flow with the name Malea, a feminine name that has Swiss, Hawaiian, and Filipino roots. Thanks to Switzerland having strong trade relations with the Philippines since the 1800s and Switzerland’s treaty with the Hawaiian Kingdom back in 1864, it’s no wonder that they’ve made names like Malea popular over the years. This lyrical name’s Hawaiian origins come from the name Malia. With the meaning of "calm or gentle waters," baby Malea will be able to keep a cool head through all of life's storms. This name also serves as a version of the Latin name Mary, which means “bitter” or “of the sea” and has strong biblical connections. With its Filipino roots, Malea is also a variant of Malaya, meaning "free," making it perfect for any little one whose energy and hopes can't be contained.

Malea Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Malea is currently #4309 on The Bump
Girl:Malea is currently #1898 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Malea is currently #6725 in U.S. births
Girl:Malea is currently #2812 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 440
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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