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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Maila mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Maila

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     Filipino (Philippines)

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Germany, the name Maila is of Hebrew origin and means "Child who loves the water".
  • A user from South Africa says the name Maila means "RULER OF HEAVEN AND EARTH".
  • A submission from Washington, U.S. says the name Maila means "Beautiful Sea" and is of Hawaiian origin.
  • A user from California, U.S. says the name Maila means "Ruler of heaven and earth".
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Maila

Maila Nurmi was an actress and actor. Maila was given the name Maila Elizabeth Syrjäniemi on December 11th, 1922 in Pechengsky District. Maila is also known as Maila Syrjaniemi Nurmi and Vampira. She left this life on January 10th, 2008.


Maila was born on October 17th, 1871 in Hartola (Finland). She breathed her last breath on January 6th, 1951.


Maila Labadie (2005) is a sports team member for the River Cities Futbol Club.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Maila

Byakul was given the name Pradeep Kumar Rai .


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International Interest for Maila

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Fun Facts about the name Maila

  • How Popular is the name Maila? Maila is the 18,633rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Maila have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 398 babies born with the first name Maila in the United States. That's more than enough people named Maila to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Maila? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1974 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Maila first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Maila is Wednesday, September 29th, 1897.
  • What year had the most people named Maila born? The highest recorded use of the first name Maila was in 2012 with a total of 28 babies.
  • Random Maila Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Maila is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Maila: Your name in reverse order is Aliam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iamal. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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