Malaysia

Malaysia - A very unique female name



  Feb 19,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Malaysia appeared on the charts for the first time in 1989 on position #4348. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Malaysia and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Malaysia? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Malaysia. The baby girl name Malaysia was given to 486 baby girls in 2012, ranking #557 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,908 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Malaysia peaked in popularity 5 years ago in 2012 on position 557.



Famous with this name

Malaysia Vasudevan
Malaysia Pargo
Malaysia Ford


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Malaysia is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Malaysia is currently topping the baby name charts in Mississippi at position #87 - and is the least popular in Arizona at position #1,208.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Malaysia is where you live.


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Malaysia origin and meaning

Malaysia is a 8 letter name with 4 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Malaysia, pop culture references for the name Malaysia and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Malaysia

We've found the following names that sound similar to Malaysia, sorted by popularity.

Melissa / Melisa / Malissa / Mellissa / Malka / Mellisa / Malika / Malak / Milissa / Malky /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012557
2011929
20101042
20091094
20081168
20071346
20061115
2005989
20041155
20031107
20021087
20011031
2000978
19991207
19981214
19971330
19961352
19951832
19942093
19932337
19922609
19912403
19903231
19894348

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Mississippi87
Louisiana103
Alabama124
South Carolina196
Georgia284
Pennsylvania349
Nevada401
Michigan431
North Carolina434
Tennessee447
Florida452
Arkansas472
Kentucky491
Maryland509
Missouri568
Virginia619
Illinois655
Indiana698
New Jersey714
Texas745
Massachusetts849
Ohio897
New York944
California1111
Arizona1208

Even more about Malaysia


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Malaysia a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Malaysia?

4 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Malaysia
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 2,908
Letter count 8
Syllable count 4
Year first discovered 1989
2012 births +486

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