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Malala

Heartma-LA-la
Pashto
"sad, grieved"

Malala Origin and Meaning

The name Malala is a girl's name meaning "sad, grieved".
This name has a hauntingly appropriate meaning for its most famous bearer, Pakistani women and children's right activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousefzai. The name itself is derived from the more traditional Malalai, which was the name of a 19th century female Afghan freedom fighter. If you're looking for a soft sounding female name that packs a punch in history and in meaning, Malala is definitely a strong contender.
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Famous People Named Malala

  • Malala YousafzaiPakastani activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner
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