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Updated May 24, 2023

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Boy name origins & meanings

  • Tongan form of Malachi

What does Malakai mean and stand for?

The name Malakai is the Tongan form of Malachi. It is a modern English variant.

Syllables: 3

How Popular Is The Name Malakai

What Does the Name Malakai Mean?

The name Malakai puts a more modern spin on the Biblical Malachi.

How Popular is the Name Malakai?

Malakai is the number 256 most popular boys name in the US, according to 2021 Social Security Administration data. It has dramatically increased in popularity since first appearing at rank 899 in 2002.

Popularity of the Name Malakai in the United States

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Malakai was at its peak popularity in July 2021.

Malakai was searched for most often in the following states:

  1. Hawaii
  2. Utah
  3. Oregon
  4. California
  5. Indiana

Famous People Named Malakai and Malakai in Pop Culture

Malakai appears in the hit series Throne of Glass, which may contribute to some of its newfound fame. It is also the name of former Viner Nash Grier's son.

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