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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Malaga

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Mal"a*ga
A city and a province of Spain, on the Mediterranean. Hence, Malaga grapes, Malaga raisins, Malaga wines.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A port city and resort in Andalusia in southern Spain on the Mediterranean
  1. Alternative spelling of Málaga

Malaga was also found in the following language(s): Polish

Notable Persons With the Last Name Malaga

Kévin Malaga is a soccer player for the Sporting Toulon Var, AJ Auxerre, OGC Nice, Coventry City F.C., and Nuneaton Town F.C. Kévin was born on June 24th, 1987 in Toulon. Kévin is also known as Malaga and Kévin Marc-Francois.


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Popularity of Malaga as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Malaga U.S.
  White 20.68% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 12.28% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 65.91% 16.26%

Of Last Name Malaga

People with the last name Malaga are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Malaga

  • How Popular is the name Malaga? As a last name Malaga was the 36,204th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Malaga first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Malaga is Thursday, September 22nd, 1887.
  • How unique is the name Malaga? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Malaga. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Malaga: Your name in reverse order is Agalam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aalmag. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Malaga? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 619 people with the last name Malaga.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Malaga? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Malaga as their last name since less than 1 person in 476k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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