Malla (Sanskrit: मल्ल) is an ancient Sanskrit word which means a wrestler or boxer.
Reference of Malla is found in various Epics. Malla is mentioned in Mahabharata, Varha-Mihir (वराह-मिहिर), Harivansh, Manu Smiriti, and Harivansh.
Malla name is used as an athlete, a wrestler or boxer by profession, a strong man in Mahabharata, Harivansh and Varah-Mihir.
According to lexicographers like Halayudh, Amar Singh and Hemchandra, Malla has meanings as robust, excellent, a strong one, the remnant of an oblation, a kind of fish and temples.
Malla is a bit popular name in India. It is used by more than 250 people as the name of their children. Malla is not used by any people in the USA.
In our opinion name Malla only suits for a strong and an athletic boy. Malla is also a short name. Malla has some mythological significance also.
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