Malakai

First Name
6k
in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Malakai

"Malakai" is a name of Hebrew origin, and it means "Angel or messenger of God". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Malakai

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Malakai Kainihewe is an athlete for the Tavua F.C., Ba F.C., and Fiji national football team. Malakai was born on July 28th, 1977 in Fiji.

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Malakai Tiwa is a soccer player for the Ba F.C., PRK Hekari United, and Fiji national football team. Malakai was born on October 3rd, 1986 in Fiji.

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Malakai was born in Fiji.

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Malakai was born on January 29th, 1983.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1988 7 0 7
1990 7 0 7
1991 6 0 6
1992 5 0 5
1993 8 0 8
1994 6 0 6
1995 20 0 20
1996 19 0 19
1997 11 0 11
1998 30 0 30
1999 24 0 24
2000 31 0 31
2001 111 0 111
2002 180 0 180
2003 191 0 191
2004 236 0 236
2005 282 0 282
2006 301 5 296
2007 329 6 323
2008 399 5 394
2009 398 0 398
2010 442 0 442
2011 382 0 382
2012 451 0 451
2013 467 0 467
2014 538 0 538
2015 599 0 599
2016 726 5 721

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Popularity of Malakai as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Malakai

  • How Popular is the name Malakai? Malakai is the 3,260th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Malakai have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,206 babies born with the first name Malakai in the United States. That's more than enough people named Malakai to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Malakai? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1988 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Malakai first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Malakai is Sunday, March 25th, 1894.
  • What year had the most people named Malakai born? The highest recorded use of the first name Malakai was in 2016 with a total of 721 babies.
  • Random Malakai Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Malakai is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Malakai: Your name in reverse order is Iakalam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kamaial. 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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