First Name
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 Malibu

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from California, United States, the name Malibu is of Hawaiian origin and means "Island".
  • According to a user from South Africa, the name Malibu is of Xhosa-African origin and means "Exclusivity; born of exclusive love.".
  • According to a user from Tennessee, United States, the name Malibu is of Unknown origin and means "Mother of the Romans; Woman of Rome; Purified; Derived from the Roman Given Name Levinia".
Other origins: Hebrew

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Named for the town of Malibu, where the boards were first made.

  1. (surfing) A type of lightweight longboard known for its stability.

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Fun Facts about the name Malibu

  • How Popular is the name Malibu? Malibu is the 47,306th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Malibu have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 50 babies born with the first name Malibu in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Malibu? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1994 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Malibu born? The highest recorded use of the first name Malibu was in 2006 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Random Malibu Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Malibu is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Malibu: Your name in reverse order is Ubilam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ablimu. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Malibu born May 22, 1934

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 Southern Australia approximately on 1700. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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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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