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Gender: Female Pronunciation: my-lee Origin of Maile: Hawaiian nature name

The name Maile is a girl's name of Hawaiian origin. Maile and is often added to lists like Unique Girl Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

From the experts:

Exotic and appealing name -- a maile is a vine used to make leis -- getting noticed via writer Maile Meloy. It's pronounced ala Miley, as in Cyrus.

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Famous People Named Maile

Maile Misajon, American singer of girl group Eden's Crush
Maile Flanagan, American voice actress
Maile Meloy, American novelist
Maile Carpenter, American founding editor-in-chief of "Food Network Magazine"
Maile O'Keefe, American gymnast and junior national champion
Maile Masako Brady (b. 2003), daughter of actor/comedian Wayne Brady
Maile Pearl Bowlsbey (b. 2018), daughter of US Senator Tammy Duckworth

Pop Culture References for the name Maile

Maile Duval, character in 1961 Elvis Presley film "Blue Hawaii"


LeiAriel Says:


If you want to pronounce it correctly in Hawaiian the pronounciation is My-lay and sometimes My-leh.