Maliyah

Maliyah - A very unique female name



  Nov 21,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Maliyah, meaning bitter, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1995 on position #4532. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Maliyah and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Maliyah? 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 Maliyah. The baby girl name Maliyah was given to 785 baby girls in 2012, ranking #379 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,800 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Maliyah peaked in popularity 8 years ago in 2009 on position 296.



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Maliyah is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Maliyah is currently topping the baby name charts in Alabama at position #193 - and is the least popular in Washington at position #668.

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 Maliyah is where you live.


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Maliyah origin and meaning

Maliyah is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means bitter. To see famous people named Maliyah, pop culture references for the name Maliyah and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Maliyah

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

Molly / Mollie / Millie / Malia / Miley / Mila / Manuela / Myla / Maleah / 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
2012379
2011352
2010354
2009296
2008621
2007742
2006839
2005882
2004942
2003798
2002893
20011090
20001505
19991831
19982107
19971973
19964540
19954532

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Alabama193
South Carolina197
New Mexico201
Virginia225
Georgia254
Tennessee261
Indiana262
Mississippi274
Louisiana278
Florida301
Nevada302
Illinois306
Maryland324
West Virginia329
Ohio338
Oklahoma342
North Carolina350
Michigan367
Nebraska372
Arizona377
New Jersey400
California405
Missouri407
Kansas425
Wisconsin429
Texas488
Pennsylvania492
Massachusetts531
New York537
Iowa560
Oregon565
Minnesota607
Colorado615
Washington668

Even more about Maliyah


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 Maliyah 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 Maliyah?

3 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 Maliyah
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,800
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1995
2012 births +785

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