Malla मल्ला

  • Suitable for Boy
  • Unique name
  • Easy to pronounce
  • 2 syllables and 5 letters
  • pronounced as malla
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) मल्ला

Malla meaning: Athlete

Malla name meaning

Literal meaning of Malla:

Malla (Sanskrit: मल्ल) is an ancient Sanskrit word which means a wrestler or boxer.

Intended meaning of Malla:

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.

Popularity of Malla

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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More about Malla

  • Malla Reddy is an Indian politician and a Member of Parliament from Malkajgiri, Telangana.

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