Malu

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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Malu

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  • According to a user from Australia, the name Malu is of Hawaiian origin and means "Protection, shelter peace".
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Notable Persons Named Malu

Malavika Wales is a film actress, dancer, and actor. She was most prominent from 2010 to present. Malavika was given the name Malu in 1993 in Thrissur.

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Malú is a flamenco, copla (music), and pop music singer and singing. She was most prominent from 1998 to present. Malú was given the name María Lucía Sánchez Benítez on March 15th, 1982.

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Malu Dreyer is a Minister-President of Rhineland-Palatinate, State social minister of Rhineland-Palatinate, and Minister-PresidentofRhineland-Palatinate. She was most active from 2013 to 2013. Malu was born on February 6th, 1961 in Neustadt an der Weinstraße. Malu is also known as Dreyer and Marie Luise.

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Malu Mader is an actor and actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1985 to present. Malu was given the name Maria de Lourdes da Silveira Mäder on September 12th, 1966 in Rio de Janeiro.

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Malu was born in 1904. Malu is also known as Cabrera and Maria Luisa (birthname). She died in 1989.

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Malú was born on January 15th, 1922. She passed away on August 10th, 1997.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Malu

Malavika Wales is a film actress, dancer, and actor. She was most prominent from 2010 to present. Malavika was given the name Malu in 1993 in Thrissur.

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Malú is a flamenco, copla (music), and pop music singer and singing. She was most prominent from 1998 to present. Malú was given the name María Lucía Sánchez Benítez on March 15th, 1982.

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Victor Samuel Leonard Malu is a Commander, Lagos GarrisonCommand Nigerian Army, General Officer Commanding 2nd Mechanised Infantry Division Nigerian Army, ECOMOG Peacekeeping Force, Sierra Leone, Chief of Army Staff, General Officer Commanding2nd Mechanised Infantry Division Nigerian Ar. Victor was born on January 15th, 1947 in Katsina-Ala.

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Hikule'o was born on April 5th, 1993 in Auckland.

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Malu U.S.
  White 9.77% 64.26%
  African American 14.29% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 54.89% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.26% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 15.79% 16.26%

Of Last Name Malu

People with the last name Malu are most frequently African American, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Malu

  • How Popular is the name Malu? Malu is the 36,579th most popular name of all time. As a last name Malu was the 128,249th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Malu have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 100 babies born with the first name Malu in the United States. That's more than enough people named Malu to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Malu? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1995 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Malu first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Malu is Thursday, February 18th, 1915.
  • What year had the most people named Malu born? The highest recorded use of the first name Malu was in 2017 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Malu: Your name in reverse order is Ulam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mlau. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Malu? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 133 people with the last name Malu.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Malu? Malu is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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