Name
MALA

Name MALA

Between 1880 and 2022 there were 376 births of Mala in the countries below, which represents an average of 3 births of children bearing the first name Mala per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 23 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Mala   
In Italiano Nome Mala   


Information about the first name Mala

The first name Mala is listed in our categories :The first name Mala has been assigned to:
0.00% to boys
100.00% to girls
The country where the first name Mala is the most common is:
GB United Kingdom
This first name is on trend: Female
This first name has 4 letters including 2 vowels and 2 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Mala

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Mala : Ala M, Alam, Alma, Amal, Amàl, Ámal, Ámál, Amla, Lama, Maal

Anacyclics of the first name Mala

An anacyclic is a word or phrase that can be read in the normal sense of reading or in the opposite direction. Here is the list of names that are anonymous of the given name Mala: Alam

Mala in Japanese *

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Hiraganaまら
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Origin and meaning of name Mala

US English
Etymology src :
  • Borrowing from Latin māla (“the cheekbone, jaw”).
Etymology src :
Etymology src :
  • Borrowing from Sanskrit माला (mālā, “wreath, garland, crown”).
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • mala (plural malae)
  • (zootomy)
  • A single lobe of an insect's maxilla.
  • The grinding surface of an insect's mandible.
  • The third segment of a mandible of some myriapods.
Etymology (Pronunciation) src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈmeɪ.lə/
  • Rhymes: -eɪlə
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • mala
  • plural of malum
Etymology (Pronunciation) src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈmæl.ə/
Etymology (Noun) src :
Etymology (Pronunciation) src :
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈmɑː.lɑː/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈmɑl.ɑ/
Anagrams src :
General
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • mala (present tense malar, past tense mala, past participle mala, passive infinitive malast, present participle malande, imperative mala/mal)
  • (pre-2012) alternative form of måla, to paint
ES Spanish
Etymology src :
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from French malle (“large suitcase; trunk”), from Middle French malle, from Old French male (“leather bag, leather or wooden travel-case”), from Frankish *malha (“leather bag”), from Proto-Germanic *malhō (“leather bag”), from Proto-Indo-European *molko- (“leather bag”).
Etymology (Adjective) src :
  • mala f
  • feminine singular of malo
Etymology (Noun) src :
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • mala f (plural malas)
  • suitcase
  • Synonyms: maleta, valija
  • mailbag
  • Synonyms: saca de correos, saca postal, valija
  • mail, post
  • Synonym: correo
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈmala/ [ˈma.la]
  • Rhymes: -ala
  • Syllabification: ma‧la
ID Indonesian
Etymology src :
  • From Malay mala, from Classical Malay mala, from Pali mala, from Sanskrit मल (mala).
Etymology (Adjective) src :
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • mala
  • (dated) disease
  • Synonym: penyakit
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • mala
  • (dated) disaster
  • Synonyms: bahala, bahaya, bencana, cobaan, dakiat, keapesan, kecelakaan, kegagalan, kemaharan, kemalangan, kemudaratan, kerugian, kesialan, malapetaka, mara
Etymology (Adjective) src :
  • mala
  • (dated) withered, faded
  • Synonyms: layu, merana
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): [mala]
  • Hyphenation: ma‧la
Slovak
Participle src :
  • mala
  • feminine singular l-participle of mať
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): [ˈmala]
Wolof
Noun src :
  • mala (definite form mala mi)
  • animal
PT Portuguese
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from French malle (“large suitcase; trunk”), from Middle French malle, from Old French male (“leather bag, leather or wooden travel-case”), from Frankish *malha (“leather bag”), from Proto-Germanic *malhō (“leather bag”), from Proto-Indo-European *molko- (“leather bag”).
Noun src :
Pronunciation src :
  • Rhymes: -alɐ
  • Hyphenation: ma‧la
Scottish Gaelic
Etymology src :
  • From Old Irish mala, from Proto-Celtic *malax, from Proto-Indo-European *ml̥Hdʰo-, see also Breton malvenn, Old English molda (“forehead”), Ancient Greek βλωθρός (blōthrós, “lofty”), Avestan 𐬐𐬀-𐬨𐬆𐬭𐬆𐬜𐬋 (ka-mərəδō, “demon's head”).
Noun src :
  • mala f (genitive singular mala, plural malaichean)
  • brow
  • (anatomy) eyebrow
  • (geography, of hill) brow; slope, incline
Noun (Usage notes) src :
Galician
Adjective src :
  • mala
  • feminine singular of malo
Icelandic
Etymology src :
  • From Old Norse mala, from Proto-Germanic *malaną.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈmaːla/
  • Rhymes: -aːla
Verb src :
  • mala (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative malaði, supine malað)
  • to grind
  • to purr
  • to blabber, babble, talk
Verb (Derived terms) src :
Verb (Synonyms) src :
  • (grind): mylja, steyta
  • (babble): babla, masa, þvæla, blaðra
Old Swedish
Verb src :
  • mala
  • to grind
Verb (Descendants) src :
  • Swedish: mala
SE Swedish
Etymology src :
  • From Old Swedish mala, from Old Norse mala, from Proto-Germanic *malaną.
Anagrams src :
Verb src :
  • mala (present mal, preterite malde, supine malt, imperative mal)
  • to grind (crush into small particles)
  • (sometimes with på) to speak ceaselessly, usually about one single subject
  • to go on incessantly (more generally, of thoughts, pain, or the like)
Verb (Derived terms) src :
  • finmalen (“finely ground”)
  • grovmalen (“coarsely ground”)
  • varken hackat eller malet
Verb (Related terms) src :
  • malström
Verb (Usage notes) src :
  • An alternative form for the present tense is maler, and an alternative form for the past participle (which is only used in the sense of grinding) is malen.
Esperanto
Etymology src :
Adjective src :
  • mala (accusative singular malan, plural malaj, accusative plural malajn)
  • opposite
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): [ˈmala]Audio: Rhymes: -alaHyphenation: ma‧la
Turkish
Etymology src :
  • Inherited from Ottoman Turkish ماله‎ (mala), itself from Persian ماله‎ (mâle, “trowel”).
Noun src :
  • mala (definite accusative malayı, plural malalar)
  • trowel, a plasterer's tool used in spreading and dressing mortar
Noun (Derived terms) src :
  • malalamak
RO Romanian
Etymology src :
  • Ottoman Turkish ماله (mala), from Persian ماله (mâle).
Noun src :
  • mala f (plural malale)
  • trowel
Latin
Etymology src :
  • From Proto-Italic *smakslā, from Proto-Indo-European *smeḱ- (“beard”) as *smḱ- (“beard”) +‎ *-sleh₂-; cognate with Sanskrit श्मश्रु (śmáśru, “beard”)).
Etymology src :
  • Borrowing from Frankish *malha (“leather bag”).
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Etymology (Noun) src :
  • māla f (genitive mālae); first declension
  • (anatomy) the cheekbone, jaw
  • (transferred sense, chiefly in the plural) a cheek
Etymology (Pronunciation) src :
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈmaː.la/, [ˈmäːɫ̪ä]
  • (modern Italianate Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈma.la/, [ˈmäːlä]
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • mala f (genitive malae); first declension
  • a bundle, bag
Etymology (Pronunciation) src :
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈma.la/, [ˈmäɫ̪ä]
  • (modern Italianate Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈma.la/, [ˈmäːlä]
Etymology (Adjective) src :
  • mala
  • inflection of malus:
  • nominative/vocative/ablative feminine singular
  • nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural
Etymology (Pronunciation) src :
  • mala: (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈma.la/, [ˈmäɫ̪ä]
  • mala: (modern Italianate Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈma.la/, [ˈmäːlä]
  • malā: (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈma.laː/, [ˈmäɫ̪äː]
  • malā: (modern Italianate Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈma.la/, [ˈmäːlä]
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • mala n
  • nominative/accusative/vocative plural of malum
Etymology (Pronunciation) src :
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈma.la/, [ˈmäɫ̪ä]
  • (modern Italianate Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈma.la/, [ˈmäːlä]
IT Italian
Anagrams src :
Noun src :
  • mala f (plural male)
  • underworld, gangland
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈma.la/
  • Rhymes: -ala
  • Hyphenation: mà‧la
FI Finnish
Etymology src :
  • From English mala, from Martu Wangka mala.
Noun src :
  • mala
  • hare-wallaby (wallaby of the genus Lagorchestes)
  • rufous hare-wallaby, Lagorchestes hirsutus
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑlɑ/, [ˈmɑ̝lɑ̝]
  • Rhymes: -ɑlɑ
  • Syllabification(key): ma‧la
Noun (Compounds) src :
  • harmaamala
  • pikkumala
  • ruskomala
Noun (Synonyms) src :
  • (hare-wallaby): jäniskenguru (dated)
  • (rufous hare-wallaby): lännenjäniskenguru (dated)
NO Norwegian Nynorsk
Etymology src :
  • From Old Norse mala, from Proto-Germanic *malaną.
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • mala (present tense mel, past tense mol, supine male, past participle malen, present participle malande, imperative mal)
  • (transitive) to grind
  • (intransitive) to make a grinding sound, e.g. to purr (of a cat)
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Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /²mɑːlɑ/
Irish
Etymology src :
  • From Old Irish mala, from Proto-Celtic *malaxs, from Proto-Indo-European *ml̥Hdʰo-, shared with Breton malvenn, Old English molda (“forehead”), Ancient Greek βλωθρός (blōthrós, “lofty”), Avestan 𐬐𐬀-𐬨𐬆𐬭𐬆𐬜𐬋 (ka-mərəδō, “demon's head”).
Alternative forms src :
  • malaidh, malaigh, malainn
Noun src :
  • mala f (genitive singular mala, nominative plural malaí)
  • eyebrow
  • brow (projecting upper edge of a steep place such as a hill)
  • slope, incline
Pronunciation src :
  • (Munster) IPA(key): /ˈmˠɑl̪ˠə/
  • (Connacht) IPA(key): /ˈmˠalˠə/, /ˈmˠal̪ˠə/
  • (Ulster) IPA(key): /ˈmˠɔlˠi/, /ˈmˠɔl̪ˠi/ (as if spelled molaidh)
Noun (Derived terms) src :
  • mala púiceach (“beetle brow”)
 

Popularity of the name Mala

Number of MALA births per year

Total births of Mala by country

Births with the first name Mala
Country
Boys
Girls
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2021
0
144
DEGermany
2000 - 2022
0
75
CHSwitzerland
1909 - 2021
0
53
FRFrance
1900 - 2022
0
35
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2022
0
29
ATAustria
1984 - 2021
0
14
AUAustralia
1930 - 2022
0
5
ABAlberta
1980 - 2022
0
5
ITItaly
1999 - 2021
0
5
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
0
4
QCQuebec
1980 - 2022
0
4
DKDenmark
1985 - 2022
0
2
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
0
1

Total births of Mala by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Mala
Country
Boys
Girls
GBUnited Kingdom
2021
0
11
DEGermany
2022
0
10
ATAustria
2021
0
1
CHSwitzerland
2021
0
1

Comments on the name Mala

Personalities with the first name Mala

There are 6 personalities with the first name Mala


Mala Sinha
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India
Actor


La Mala Rodríguez
(María Rodríguez Garrido) src

Spain
Writer Singer Rapper


Mala Powers
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United states of america
Actor Stage actor Television actor Film actor


Mala Zimetbaum
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Belgium
Translator Prisoner


Mala Emde
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Germany
Actor


Mala Rajya Laxmi Shah
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India
Politician



Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Mala

There are 48 actors and actresses with the first name Mala
Mala Emde
Mala Rodríguez
Mala Ghedia
Mala Aravindan
Mala Sinha
Mala Powers
Mala Mai-Ly
Mala Meenachchi
Mala D. Burns
Mala Wright
Mala Jaggi
Mala Sankeshwar
Mala Bhattacharya
Mala Leche
Mala Kline
Mala Ganguly
Mala Ellawala
Mala Graham
Mala Dayanada-Graham
Mala Bakhtiyar
Mala Fox
Mala Barbie
Mala Hashmi
Mala Sung
Mala Rodriguez
Mala Mukherjee
Mala Su Mabey
Mala Cvitkovic
Mala Singh-Narayan
Mala Bai

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Mala
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Mala

Rankings of first name MALA by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
No ranking of first name MALA (male) births over the last year available in each country
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#2443GB United Kingdom2021
#2613DE Germany2022
#4365AT Austria2021
#4607CH Switzerland2021