US Popularity:2058
Meaning:Sea of bitterness; Beloved; Wished-for child
Like Maliyah and Maliah, Maleah is an Americanized spelling of the Hawaiian feminine name Malia. Malia is believed to be a Hawaiian recreation of the Hebrew name Mary, meaning “sea of bitterness,” “beloved,” or “wished-for child.” Maleah flows off the tongue like a sigh and inspires imagery of glistening waves and fragrant flowers. Whether you have Hawaiian ancestry or simply love the name, Maleah is a beautiful choice that may inspire serenity in baby.

Maleah Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Maleah is currently #2019 on The Bump
Girl:Maleah is currently #1423 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Maleah is currently #2058 in U.S. births
Girl:Maleah is currently #1101 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 109
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Behind the Name, Maleah, June 2023

  • Behind the Name, Maliyah, June 2023

  • Behind the Name, Malia, June 2023

  • Behind the Name, Mary, January 2022

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