Maleah

Maleah - A very unique female name



  May 27,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Maleah appeared on the charts for the first time in 1992 on position #4560. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Maleah and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Maleah? 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 Maleah. The baby girl name Maleah was given to 415 baby girls in 2012, ranking #618 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 3,405 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Maleah peaked in popularity 8 years ago in 2009 on position 595.



Famous with this name

Maleah Nipay-Padilla
Maleah Liggins


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Maleah is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Maleah is currently topping the baby name charts in Tennessee at position #318 - and is the least popular in New Jersey at position #1,305.

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 Maleah is where you live.


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Maleah origin and meaning

Maleah is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Maleah, pop culture references for the name Maleah and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Maleah

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

Molly / Mollie / Millie / Malia / Miley / Mila / Manuela / Maliyah / Myla / Mylee /

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
2012618
2011601
2010618
2009595
2008816
2007768
2006815
2005931
2004886
20031052
2002925
20011026
20001251
19991684
19981836
19972587
19962973
19953220
19934612
19924560

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Tennessee318
West Virginia328
Alabama335
Iowa339
Kansas376
Mississippi385
Georgia415
Kentucky447
Maryland469
Ohio484
Indiana517
Michigan527
South Carolina539
Wisconsin541
Florida548
Minnesota560
Arkansas585
Oklahoma624
North Carolina651
Oregon656
Illinois680
Missouri691
Louisiana706
Pennsylvania713
California768
Virginia786
New York798
Washington813
Texas910
Arizona1044
New Jersey1305

Even more about Maleah


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 Maleah 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 Maleah?

2 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
2009
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Maleah
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 3,405
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1992
2012 births +415

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