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What does Malcom mean?

Malcom Pronunciation of Malcom [mal-com] as a name for boys means "devotee of Saint Columba". Malcom is an alternate form of Malcolm (Scottish, Gaelic).

Associated with: saint.


Malcom has 1 variant: Malkolm.

1 more relation via Malcolm: Malcolum.

Creative forms:
(male) Macom, Melcom, ..

(female) Malcy, Malmon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Malcom Santos (M.S.), ..

How popular is Malcom?

Malcom is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1156 out of 1220, Top 95%) and an even more popular last name for both adults and children (#8502 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Malcom reached its apex position of #767 in the U.S. in the year 1992, but is not found in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Malcolm (#420 from recent data) is the only other popular related form of Malcom. Adoption of these forms of Malcom was at its most widespread in the year 1992 (usage of 0.1%) and has become significantly diminished since.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Malcom, Malcolm in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Malcom is pronounced similarly to Malcam and Malkam. Other suggested similar names are Anscom, Bascom, Falco, Falcon, Lathom, Maccoy, Maceo, Machon, Mack, Macon, Macy, Madoc, Madox, Mahlon, Maimon, Major, Maksim, Maksym, Malak, Malaki, Malchior, Malden, Maldon, Malechy (see Malachi), Maleek, Maleeq, Malek, Malin, Maliq, Malki, Mallik, Mallin, Mallon, Mallory, Malmun, Malory, Malvin, Malvyn (see Malvin), Mano, Manoa, Manton, Marcel, March, Marcio, Marco, Marcos, Mardon, Mareo, Marko, Markos, Marloe, Marlow, Maro, Marom, Marton, Marzo, Maslon, Mason, Masos, Mateo, Matico, Mauro, Maxim, Maxson, Maynor, Mayo, Mayor, Mellon, Melvon, Merom, Milo, Mylo and Ransom. These names tend to be less frequently used than Malcom.

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