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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1987 8 8 0
1988 10 10 0
1989 23 23 0
1990 28 28 0
1991 42 42 0
1992 54 54 0
1993 59 59 0
1994 77 77 0
1995 78 78 0
1996 124 124 0
1997 125 125 0
1998 143 143 0
1999 152 152 0
2000 211 211 0
2001 194 194 0
2002 186 186 0
2003 200 200 0
2004 176 176 0
2005 234 234 0
2006 206 206 0
2007 177 177 0
2008 207 207 0
2009 212 212 0
2010 222 222 0
2011 265 265 0
2012 513 513 0
2013 633 633 0
2014 816 816 0
2015 719 719 0

Fun Facts about the name Malaysia

  • How many people with the first name Malaysia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,094 babies born with the first name Malaysia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Malaysia 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 Malaysia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1987 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Malaysia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Malaysia is Wednesday, February 23rd, 1949.
  • What year had the most people named Malaysia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Malaysia was in 2014 with a total of 816 babies.
  • Random Malaysia Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Malaysia ranks 77th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, 58 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Malaysia: Your name in reverse order is Aisyalam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mislyaaa. How do you pronounce that?
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Popularity of Malaysia as a first name

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Malaysia" mean? The list below shows the origins of Malaysia as well as things modernly associated with the name Malaysia such as celebrities named Malaysia.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Malaysia
A country in Southeast Asia including the former nation of Malaya on the Malay Peninsula, and part of Borneo; sometimes still referred to as Malaya.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A constitutional monarchy in southeastern Asia on Borneo and the Malay Peninsula; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1957

Somehow from Malaya +‎ -ia.

  1. A country in Southeast Asia. Official name: Malaysia.

Malaysia was also found in the following language(s): German, Indonesian, Malay, Manx, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, and Swedish

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What does the name Malaysia mean?

Mis for mirth, your laughter.

Ais for agreeable, the best side of you!

Lis for life, that you live so well.

Ais for approachable, constantly meeting new people

Yis for youthful, your eternal look.

Sis for sincere, a model of truth.

Iis for important, the search for all parts of life that are

Ais for admirable, you certainly are!

Past life for Malaysia born Jul 11, 2005

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Egypt approximately on 1850. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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