Malagasy Submitted Names

Malagasy names are used of the island nation of Madagascar on the eastern coast of Africa.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Ahitra f Malagasy
Means "grass" in Malagasy.
Aintsoa m & f Malagasy
From the Malagasy aina meaning "life" and soa meaning "good".
Amboara m & f Malagasy
Means "sheaf of grain" or "bouquet of flowers" in Malagasy.
Ampinga m Malagasy
Means "shield" in Malagasy.
Andrianampoinimerina m Malagasy (Rare, Archaic), History
Andrianampoinimerina (1745–1810) ruled the Kingdom of Imerina from 1787 onwards, initiating the unification of Madagascar after more than seven decades of civil war. Therefore he is regarded as a cultural hero and holds near mythic status among the Merina people, being considered one of the greatest military and political leaders in the history of Madagascar.
Andriantafika m Malagasy
From the Malagasy andrian meaning "king, royal" and tafika meaning "army".
Andriantsoa m & f Malagasy
From the Malagasy andrian meaning "king, royal" and soa meaning "good".
Andry m Malagasy
Means "pillar" in Malagasy.
Anjara m & f Malagasy
Means "lot, share" or "destiny" in Malagasy.
Anjarasoa m & f Malagasy
From the Malagasy anjara meaning "lot, share" or "destiny" and soa meaning "good".
Antra m & f Malagasy
Means "compassion" in Malagasy.
Antsa m & f Malagasy
Means "chant" or "charitable, compassionate" in Malagasy.
Arivetso f Malagasy
Means "the source of inspiration" in Malagasy.
Asandratra m & f Malagasy
Means "raised high, exalted" in Malagasy.
Asara m & f Malagasy
Means "rainy season" in Malagasy.
Asimbola m & f Malagasy
Means "a piece of silver" in Malagasy.
Avana f Malagasy
Means "rainbow" in Malagasy.
Avotra m & f Malagasy
Means "redemption" in Malagasy.
Baholy f Malagasy
Means "cactus spike" in Malagasy.
Bakoly f Malagasy
Derived from Malagasy bakoly "china, chinaware, porcelain; a crockery" with the intended meaning of "porcelain" and implying that the bearer is just as delicate or fair as this material.
Baovola f Malagasy
From the Malagasy name for the Adansonia digitata baobab tree.
Bary m & f Malagasy
Means "large eyes, brilliant eyes" in Malagasy.
Beloha m Malagasy
Means "big head" in Malagasy.
Bodomalala f Malagasy
From the Malagasy bodo meaning "childish, young" and malala meaning "beloved, esteemed, revered". The name Bodo is often given to baby girls as a placeholder before a chosen name is given, and is sometimes retained as a woman's name, or, as a here, as a prefix in the name.
Dalià f Malagasy
Malagasy form of Dahlia.
Danieline f Malagasy (Rare)
Feminization of Daniel.
Dera m & f Malagasy
Means "praise, fame" in Malagasy.
Diamondra f Malagasy
Means "diamond" in Malagasy.
Diavolana m & f Malagasy
Means "moonlight" in Malagasy.
Diera m & f Malagasy
Means "deer" in Malagasy.
Dihy f Malagasy
Means "dance" in Malagasy.
Faliarivo m & f Malagasy
Means "a thousand joys" in Malagasy.
Faly m & f Malagasy
Means "content, glad, happy" in Malagasy.
Fanamperana m Malagasy
Means "perfection" in Malagasy.
Fanantenanirainy m & f Malagasy
Means "hope of his/her father" in Malagasy.
Faneva m Malagasy
Means "symbol, flag" in Malagasy.
Faniry f Malagasy
Means "desirable" in Malagasy.
Fankalazana m & f Malagasy
Means "celebration" in Malagasy.
Fanomezana f & m Malagasy
Means "gift, donation" in Malagasy.
Felana f Malagasy
Derived from Malagasy felana "petal".
Haja m & f Malagasy
Means "honour, reverence, respect" in Malagasy.
Hanitra f Malagasy
Means "perfume, pleasant scent, fragrance" in Malagasy.
Hasina f & m Malagasy
Means "sanctity, virtue" in Malagasy.
Hery m Malagasy
Means "power" in Malagasy.
Holisoa f Malagasy
Combination of Holy and the adjective soa "good, beautiful, excellent".
Holy f Malagasy
Derived from Malagasy oly "curly; curly hair".
Ilopifaliana f Malagasy
Means "essence of joy" in Malagasy.
Jao m Malagasy
Means "big, large, great" in Malagasy.
Jaona m Malagasy
Malagasy form of John.
Kamara f & m Malagasy
Means "chameleon" in Malagasy. (See Tana and Kamora).
Kamora f & m Malagasy
Means "chameleon" in Malagasy. (See Tana and Kamara).
Kantohary f Malagasy
Means "superb creation" in Malagasy.
Kintana f Malagasy
Means "star" in Malagasy.
Lalaina f Malagasy
Means "loved, dear" in Malagasy.
Lalao f Malagasy
Means "joie-de-vivre" in Malagasy.
Lanitra f Malagasy
Means "sky, heaven" in Malagasy.
Lovana f Malagasy
Means “inheritance” in Malagasy.
Mahafaly m Malagasy
Means "celebration" in Malagasy.
Mahaleo m Malagasy
Means "independant" in Malagasy.
Mahery m Malagasy
Means "strong" in Malagasy.
Mamy f & m Malagasy
Means "sweet" in Malagasy.
Manantena f Malagasy
Means "hope, expect" in Malagasy.
Manantsoa m Malagasy
Means "one who possesses goodness" in Malagasy.
Marevaka f Malagasy
Means "dazzling" in Malagasy.
Miangaly f Malagasy
Means "she who sings" in Malagasy.
Miary f Malagasy
Means "founder" in Malagasy.
Mihaja m Malagasy
Means "luxury" in Malagasy.
Miora f Malagasy
Means "myrrh" in Malagasy.
Mirana f Malagasy
Means "smiling" in Malagasy.
Mirantsoa f Malagasy
Means "eternally good" in Malagasy.
Misely m Malagasy
Malagasy form of Michael.
Mpanefy m Malagasy
Means "blacksmith" in Malagasy.
Nambinina m & f Malagasy
Means "fortunate" in Malagasy.
Nambinintsoa f Malagasy
Means "prosperous and good" in Malagasy.
Nantenaina f Malagasy
Means "hoped for, expected" in Malagasy.
Nirina f & m Malagasy
Means "desired, wanted" in Malagasy.
Njaka m Malagasy
Means "one who reigns" in Malagasy.
Nofy m & f Malagasy
Means "dream" in Malagasy.
Nomena f Malagasy
Means "given" in Malagasy.
Nomenjanahary m & f Malagasy
Means "gift of a dream" in Malagasy.
Noro f Malagasy
Means "light, source of life" in Malagasy.
Olitiana f Malagasy
Combination of Malagasy oly "curly, curly hair" and tiana "to be loved; to be liked".
Rahely f Malagasy
Malagasy form of Rachel.
Ravaka f Malagasy
Means "finery" in Malagasy.
Ravo m & f Malagasy
Means "happy, bright" in Malagasy.
Ravoniaina f & m Malagasy
From Malagasy ravo meaning "happy, bright" and niaina meaning "experienced, lived".
Rindra f & m Malagasy
Means "harmony, order, arrangement" in Malagasy.
Safidy m & f Malagasy
Means "choice" in Malagasy.
Sahondra f Malagasy
Means "aloe flower" in Malagasy.
Sambatra m & f Malagasy
Means "happy" in Malagasy.
Sarobidy f Malagasy
Means "precious" in Malagasy.
Soamiary f Malagasy
Means "good luck" in Malagasy.
Soatiana f Malagasy
Meaning not known.
Solofo m Malagasy
Means "descendant" in Malagasy.
Tana f & m Malagasy
Means "chameleon" in Malagasy. (See Kamara and its variant, Kamora.
Tandra f Malagasy
Means "mole, beauty mark", inferring that the girl is beautiful.
Tanjona m Malagasy
Means "goal" in Malagasy.
Tatamo f Malagasy
Means "waterlily" in Malagasy.
Tiana f & m Malagasy
Means "loved, favoured" in Malagasy.
Tiavina f & m Malagasy
Means "to be loved" in Malagasy.
Tomasy m Malagasy
Malagasy form of Thomas.
Tsaroana f Malagasy
Means "remember" in Malagasy.
Tsiky f Malagasy
Means "smile" in Malagasy.
Tsimihahy m Malagasy
Means "quiet, peace" in Malagasy.
Tsiraka m Malagasy
Means "coast" in Malagasy.
Tsivalaka m Malagasy
Means "never tired" in Malagasy.
Vahatra m & f Malagasy
Means "root" in Malagasy.
Vatosoa f Malagasy
Means "pearl" or "gems" in Malagasy. From vato (meaning stone) and soa (meaning good). Vato soa literally means "good stones".
Vazo f Malagasy
Means "love song" in Malagasy.
Vintanasoa m & f Malagasy
Means "good luck" in Malagasy. From vintana (meaning luck) and soa (meaning good).
Voahangy f Malagasy
Means "pearl" in Malagasy.
Voahirana f Malagasy
Derived from the Malagasy word voahirana which describes a kind of water lily.
Volana m & f Malagasy
Means "moon" in Malagasy.
Vorona f Malagasy
Means "bird" in Malagasy.
Zotovo m Malagasy
Means "young" in Malagasy.