Malaika

First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Malaika mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Malaika

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  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Malaika means "Angel" and is of African origin.
  • A submission from Kentucky, United States says the name Malaika means "Angel" and is of Swahili origin.
  • According to a user from California, United States, the name Malaika is of Arabic origin and means "Angels".
  • A user from Netherlands says the name Malaika is of African origin and means ""Angel"".
  • A submission from Georgia, United States says the name Malaika means "Angel" and is of Unknown origin.
Other origins: English and Indian (Sanskrit)

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Wiktionary

From Arabic مَلَائِكَة (malāʾika), plural of مَلْأَك (malʾak).

  1. angel (messenger from a deity)
  2. angel (term of affection)

Notable Persons Named Malaika

Malaika Arora Khan is an actor, dance, model (people), vj (media personality), television presenter, actress, dancer, model, and vj. They were most active from 1997 to present. Malaika was born in Chembur. Malaika is also known as Malaika Khan and Malaika Arora.

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Malaika was born on March 23rd, 1994 in Mombasa, Kenya.

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Malaika Griffin is a biochemist. Malaika was born on May 11th, 1971. Malaika is also known as Lake Griffin.

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Malaika Shenoy is an actor. She has been prominent since 2001.

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Malaika was born on February 3rd, 1994.

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Malaika Vaz is an athlete, explorer, environmentalist, social entrepreneur, exploration, and social entrepreneurship. Malaika was born on April 13th, 1997 in Saligao.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Malaika

Her most notable accomplishments were from 1991 to 1996. Malaika was given the name Malaika LeRae Sallard on January 2nd, 1972 in Seattle, Washington, U.S.

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How popular is the baby name Malaika in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1968 8 8 0
1969 7 7 0
1970 37 37 0
1971 56 56 0
1972 72 72 0
1973 59 59 0
1974 43 43 0
1975 36 36 0
1976 26 26 0
1977 35 35 0
1978 30 30 0
1979 29 29 0
1980 27 27 0
1981 19 19 0
1982 20 20 0
1983 16 16 0
1984 15 15 0
1985 10 10 0
1986 17 17 0
1987 18 18 0
1988 17 17 0
1989 15 15 0
1990 28 28 0
1991 20 20 0
1992 29 29 0
1993 36 36 0
1994 39 39 0
1995 34 34 0
1996 41 41 0
1997 29 29 0
1998 28 28 0
1999 47 47 0
2000 57 57 0
2001 60 60 0
2002 66 66 0
2003 72 72 0
2004 85 85 0
2005 74 74 0
2006 86 86 0
2007 69 69 0
2008 51 51 0
2009 61 61 0
2010 69 69 0
2011 62 62 0
2012 49 49 0
2013 53 53 0
2014 58 58 0
2015 63 63 0
2016 57 57 0
2017 69 69 0

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Popularity of Malaika as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Malaika

  • How Popular is the name Malaika? Malaika is the 6,565th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Malaika have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,104 babies born with the first name Malaika in the United States. That's more than enough people named Malaika to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Malaika? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1968 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Malaika first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Malaika is Wednesday, October 10th, 1934.
  • What year had the most people named Malaika born? The highest recorded use of the first name Malaika was in 2006 with a total of 86 babies.
  • Random Malaika Factoid: According to the 1975 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Malaika is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1975.
  • Weird things about the name Malaika: Your name in reverse order is Akialam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aimkaal. How do you pronounce that?

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