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What does Malek mean?

Malek Pronunciation of Malek as a boys' name is of Arabic derivation, and the name Malek means "sovereign". Malek is an alternate spelling of Malik (Arabic).




VARIANTS Mallik, Malique, Maliq, Maleeq, Maleek

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How popular is Malek?

Malek is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#6938 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Malek was first listed in 1993 and reached its top rank of #1410 in the U.S. in 1996, and is currently at #1629. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Malek (#1629 FROM CURRENT RECORDS) are Malik (#373), Maleek, Maliq and Malique. Usage of these relations of Malek was widespread among parents 22 years ago (USAGE OF 0.2%) and is now much diminished (USAGE 0.1%, DOWN 76.4%), with the form Malik becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Malek, Maleek, Malik, Maliq, Malique in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Malek is alike in pronunciation to Malak. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Alek, Barek, Damek, Danek, Darek, Fabek, Garek, Janek, Jarek, Mace, Maceo, Macey, Mack, Magee, Maier, Maik, Majed, Majer, Malaki, Malden, Maleki, Malin, Malki, Mallen, Manlea (see Manley), Manley, Marek, Mareo, Marik, Mark, Marlea, Marlen, Marley, Maslen, Mateo, Maxey, Mayer, Mayes, Miles, Mirek, Myles, Radek, Tarek, Vanek, Wilek and Zarek. These names tend to be more frequently used than Malek.