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Gender: F Pronunciation: Muh-LAY-ah. Meaning of Malaya: "free" Origin of Malaya: Filipino Malaya's Popularity in 2014: #636

Deriving from the same East Asian root as Malaysia and Malay, Malaya is a name that recalls the more popular Maya and the name of 2014 Nobel Peace Laureate Malala Yousafzai.

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Malea, Malayah, Malayaa, Malayna, Maleah