Malena

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3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
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501
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in 2010
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  1. A female given name

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Malena Ernman is an opera, jazz, baroque pop, chanson, and cabaret singing. She was most prominent from 1998 to present. Malena was given the name Sara Magdalena Ernman on November 4th, 1970 in Uppsala Municipality.

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Malena was born on January 21st, 1974 in Buenos Aires.

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Malena Pichot is an observational comedy and sketch comedy comedian. Malena was born on July 6th, 1982 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Malena was born on September 15th, 1958 in Havana, Cuba.

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Malena Muyala is a tango music, milonga (music), and music of uruguay musician. Malena was born Malena Muyala on March 23rd, 1971 in San José de Mayo.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Malena

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1886 6 6 0
1924 6 6 0
1930 6 6 0
1936 5 5 0
1950 5 5 0
1951 5 5 0
1953 6 6 0
1954 6 6 0
1957 10 10 0
1958 13 13 0
1960 6 6 0
1961 10 10 0
1962 11 11 0
1963 7 7 0
1964 8 8 0
1965 8 8 0
1966 6 6 0
1967 17 17 0
1968 14 14 0
1969 24 24 0
1970 53 53 0
1971 66 66 0
1972 63 63 0
1973 43 43 0
1974 52 52 0
1975 42 42 0
1976 29 29 0
1977 38 38 0
1978 41 41 0
1979 35 35 0
1980 35 35 0
1981 36 36 0
1982 30 30 0
1983 40 40 0
1984 22 22 0
1985 31 31 0
1986 25 25 0
1987 19 19 0
1988 25 25 0
1989 26 26 0
1990 22 22 0
1991 42 42 0
1992 49 49 0
1993 41 41 0
1994 40 40 0
1995 45 45 0
1996 50 50 0
1997 58 58 0
1998 63 63 0
1999 73 73 0
2000 93 93 0
2001 119 119 0
2002 139 139 0
2003 107 107 0
2004 146 146 0
2005 117 117 0
2006 130 130 0
2007 138 138 0
2008 122 122 0
2009 123 123 0
2010 118 118 0
2011 115 115 0
2012 98 98 0
2013 95 95 0
2014 110 110 0
2015 100 100 0
2016 82 82 0
2017 86 86 0

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Malena U.S.
  White 59.88% 64.26%
  African American 7.19% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 32.14% 16.26%

Of Last Name Malena

People with the last name Malena are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Malena

  • How Popular is the name Malena? Malena is the 4,792nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Malena was the 43,151st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Malena have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,451 babies born with the first name Malena in the United States. That's more than enough people named Malena to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Malena? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1886 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Malena first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Malena is Sunday, October 6th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Malena born? The highest recorded use of the first name Malena was in 2004 with a total of 146 babies.
  • Random Malena Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Malena is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 11 babies in California have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Malena: Your name in reverse order is Anelam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nalmae. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Malena? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 501 people with the last name Malena.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Malena? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Malena as their last name since less than 1 person in 588k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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