[ 1 syll. mal, ma-l ] The baby boy name Mal is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is MAEL †. Mal is used chiefly in the Welsh and English languages, and its origin is Germanic, Celtic, and Old French.
Mal is also a short form of the name Malcolm (English and Scottish) in the English language.
Mal is also a variant of the name Mallory (English).
Mal is a rarely used baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly linked to Mal, Malcolm was the most frequently used.
† Pronunciation for Mal: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"