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Malachy

What does Malachy mean?

Malachy Pronunciation of Malachy [malachy] as a name for boys is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Malachy means "messenger of God". Malachy is a variant form of Malachi (Hebrew).

Associated with: messenger (prophet).

Variations

Malachy has 1 variant: Malachie.

4 more alternative forms via Malachi: Malaki, Malakia, Malakie and Malechy.

Creative forms:
(male) Machy, Milchy, ..

(female) Malacha, Malacon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Malachy Lian (M.L.), ..

How popular is Malachy?

Malachy is a rare given name for males. Malachy is an equivalently unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Malachy entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its top position of #1871 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Malachy name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Malachy outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Malachy appearing in the Top 2000 are Malachi (#162 the previous year) and Malaki (#993). These forms of Malachy were favored as birth names in 2006 (average #985) and have remained as common to this day (#1051, 1.8% less usage). Malachi is the firm favorite, although Malaki appears to be getting popular too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Malachy, Malachi, Malaki in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Malachy and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Beachy, Maccoy, Macey, Macy, Makary, Malak, Malcam, Malcom, Mallery, Mallory, Malory, Manoach, March and Melacio. These names tend to be more commonly used than Malachy.

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