Of Hawaiian origin.

A variant form of the name Malie.

Also, a Hawaiian form of the name Maria.

Other forms of the name in other languages are Marie, Mary, Maja, Mariazinha, Marion, Mia, Maike, Mariana, Mara, Marzena, etc.

Famous bearers are Malia Manuel, Malia Metella, Malia Jones, Malia Obama.