Malia Origin and Meaning
Malia was made famous by the older daughter of Barack and Michelle Obama, given a Hawaiian name as a nod to President Obama's childhood home state.
Malia can be an original way to make Grandma Mary or Maria's name fresh and modern. Malia's popularity may also have been helped by modern favorite Aaliyah, with which it rhymes.
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Famous People Named Malia
- Malia Ann Obamadaughter of former U.S. president Barack Obama
- Malia JonesAmerican model and surfer
- Malia HosakaAmerican pro wrestler
- Malia Scotch MarmoAmerican screenwriter
- Malia MetellaFrench Olympic swimmer
- Lee Maliaguitarist of British metalcore band Bring Me the Horizon
Malia in Pop Culture
- Malia Tatecharacter on TV's "Teen Wolf"
- Malia Clarkcharacter in Kristen Ashley's Rock Chick series
- Malia Fitzpatrickcharacter in the 2012 movie "Won't Back Down"