[ 3 syll. ma-la-kai, mal-ak-ai ] The baby boy name Malakai is pronounced MAEL-ah-K-ay †. Malakai has its origins in the Hebrew language and it is used largely in English. Malakai is a form of the English, Gaelic, and Hebrew Malachi.
Malakai is rather popular as a baby boy name. The name has been rising in popularity since the 2000s; prior to that, it was of only very modest use. At the recent peak of its usage in 2012, 0.022% of baby boys were named Malakai. It had a ranking of #571 then. In 2012, out of the family of boy names directly related to Malakai, Malachi was the most commonly used. It was more regularly used than Malakai by 5 times in that year.
Baby names that sound like Malakai include Malachai (English), Malachi (English, Gaelic, and Hebrew), Malachie (English), Malachy (English and Irish), Malakhi (English), Malaki, Malakie, Malchijah (Hebrew), Maleac, Maleachi (German), Malechy, Maleeq, Maleki, Maleko (Hawaiian), Malequi, Malieq, Maliik, Malkea, Malkiah (English), and Malkiya (Hebrew).
† Pronunciation for Malakai: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)"