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Meaning and name origin

Malik \m(a)-lik\ as a boy's name is pronounced MAL-ik, ma-LEEK. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Malik is "sovereign". May be related to Malak (Arabic) "angel", equivalent of the English name Malachi. Malcom X's Islamic name was El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz. Actor Art Malik.

Malik has 6 variant forms: Maleek, Maleeq, Malek, Maliq, Malique and Mallik.


Malik is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1148 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#5578 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Malik for boys (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Malik name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Malik and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Malachi, Malik and Malique. (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Malachi, Malik, Malique in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Maik, Malaki, Maleki, Malin, Malki and Marik. These names tend to be less commonly used than Malik.


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