Malia: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Malia

The Hawaiian form of Maria or Mary, this name has gained traction since the Obamas spent eight years leading our country and going high when others went low. Not a bad choice for a girl who may be a female president herself someday.

Nicknames:

Mia, Mel.

Famous people named Malia:

Malia Obama; fictional Malia Tate on MTV’s Teen Wolf; fictional Malia Waincroft from Hawaii Five-O; Malia Mills, Hawaiian swimsuit designer; Malia Jones, model and surfer.

Fun fact:

Malia is also a location in Greece.

More Inspiration:

Beautiful Hawaiian Baby Names For Boys And Girls, Ultra-Feminine Girl Names Ending In ‘ia’, Marvelous M Names For Baby Girls,