[ 2 syll. mal-com, ma-lc-om ] The baby boy name Malcom is pronounced as MAELKahM †. Malcom is of Celtic origin, and it is used mainly in English and Scottish. Malcom is a spelling variant of Malcolm (English and Scottish).
Malcom is unusual as a baby name for boys. Its usage peaked modestly in 1992 with 0.009% of baby boys being named Malcom. It ranked at #766 then. The baby name has since experienced a drop in popularity, and is currently of only irregular use. Among the group of boy names directly related to Malcom, Malcolm was the most popular in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Malcom include Malcolm (English and Scottish), Maelgwn (Welsh), Maelgwyn (Welsh), Mahlan, Mahlen, Mahlun, Malan, Malcalm, Malcam, Malcohm, Malcon, Malkam (Hebrew), Mallan (Tamil), Mallen, Mallon, Mallun, Malon, Malun, Mellan, and Mellen.
† Pronunciation for Malcom: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"