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 Malla

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  • A user from New York, United States says the name Malla is of African origin and means "King".
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Alt. Meaning

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

A is for animated, let your energetic spirit shine

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

L is for luster, your shine.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

Notable Persons Named Malla

Malla Reddy is a Member of the India Parliament, for Malkajgiri, Memberof theIndia Parliament, and forMalkajgiri. Malla was born on September 9th, 1953 in Hyderabad.


Malla was born in Swaziland.


Malla was born on February 8th, 1782. She left this life on January 17th, 1861.


Malla Hissein is an athlete for the Postel 2000.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Malla

Saugat Malla is an actor and film producer. Saugat was born on June 21st, 1976. Saugat is also known as Hakku Kale.


Blessed was born on August 26th, 1861 in Fraga. He breathed his last breath on August 9th, 1936.


Gauri was born in Kathmandu.


He holds the title King of Sri Lanka. He was most active from 1187 to 1196.


He was most active from 2000 to present. Pasha was born Pasha Malla in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.


Jaya Prakash Malla is royalty. He holds the title Raja of Kantipur. Jaya was born in Nepal.


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Popularity of Malla as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Malla U.S.
  White 10.92% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 66.31% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.31% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 18.62% 16.26%

Of Last Name Malla

People with the last name Malla are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Malla

  • How Popular is the name Malla? As a last name Malla was the 34,758th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Malla first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Malla is Wednesday, August 30th, 1876.
  • How unique is the name Malla? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Malla. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Malla: Your name in reverse order is Allam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Alalm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Malla? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 650 people with the last name Malla.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Malla? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Malla as their last name since less than 1 person in 455k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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