Mahalia Name Meaning & Origin
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Mahalia is a cross between the Hebrew names Mahali (Exodus 6:19) and Mahalah (1 Chronicle 7:18), both fleetingly mentioned in genealogies. Mahal means 'love' in Tagalog (Filipino)
Mahalia is also a female form of malagasy name "Mahaleo" which means "Independant".
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Mahalia Jackson- singer
Mahalia Barnes- singer (Australian) daughter of Jimmy Barnes also a singer
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My name is Mahalia. I was named after 2 great grandmother's both named Mahalia. They were native American and in that sense my name means wise woman. I can find that info in baby name books but I'm having trouble finding it on ant wabsites. Hope this information helps