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pinWhat does Malik mean?

Malik /ma-lik/ as a boys' 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.


pinVariations

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

Malik has 4 more relations via Malachi: Malaki, Malakia, Malakie and Maleki.

Kreatif forms: Malikma, Mamalik, Manlik. [more]

pinHow popular is Malik?

Malik is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1148 out of 1220, Top 94%) and an even more popular last name for all people (#3172 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Malik for boys. Malik was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest rank of #97 in the U.S. in the year 1996, and is at #376 presently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

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

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

Malachi (#179 in recent rankings) and Malaki are the popular related forms of Malik (#376 in recent rankings). These forms of Malik were at the height of their popularity in 2007 (adoption of 0.6%) and are somewhat less popular today (adoption 0.48%, down 19.23%), with the version Malaki becoming less fashionable. Malachi and Malik are two of the more chic baby names here, with Malachi having a resurgence in usage. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Malik and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

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

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


pinSimilar Names

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

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