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

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Origin and Meaning of Malayah

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Alt. Meaning

M is for mirth, your laughter.

A is for attractive, inside and out

L is for love, everlasting.

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

H is for heart, warm and loving.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1994 5 5 0
1997 6 6 0
1998 12 12 0
1999 6 6 0
2000 17 17 0
2001 17 17 0
2002 30 30 0
2003 30 30 0
2004 43 43 0
2005 52 52 0
2006 62 62 0
2007 67 67 0
2008 107 107 0
2009 162 162 0
2010 135 135 0
2011 176 176 0
2012 173 173 0
2013 210 210 0
2014 206 206 0
2015 209 209 0
2016 239 239 0

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Popularity of Malayah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Malayah

  • How Popular is the name Malayah? Malayah is the 6,753rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Malayah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,964 babies born with the first name Malayah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Malayah 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 Malayah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1994 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Malayah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Malayah was in 2016 with a total of 239 babies.
  • Random Malayah Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Malayah is not a popular baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 16 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Malayah: Your name in reverse order is Hayalam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lyaamha. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Malayah born Oct 7, 1945

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Portugal approximately on 1750. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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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).