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Former Olympic beach volleyball player Misty May-Treanor and her husband, former Cleveland Indians pitcher Matt Treanor, welcomed a daughter on June 3rd. Malia Barbara is the couple’s first child.

WHAT IT MEANS: It has two: Bitter and Queen.

WHERE IT ORIGINATED: Not only is Malia the Hawaiian form of the classic Hebrew name Mary, but it has an entirely separate lineage as a Swahili name as well.

POTENTIAL NICKNAMES: Mia and Lia both come to mind!

KNOW THIS: May-Treanor chose her daughter’s middle name to honor her late mother, nationally-ranked tennis player Barbara May.

POP CULTURE CONNECTION: U.S. First Daughter Malia Ann Obama is a notable bearer of the name.

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