Malik - Meaning of Malik

What does Malik mean?

[ 2 syll. ma-lik, mal-ik ] The baby boy name Malik is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is MaaLIY-K or MAA-LayK †.

1: Malik is used chiefly in the Arabic and English languages, and it is derived from Arabic origins. It is derived literally from the word 'malik' which means king. The name was borne as one of the many names of Allah, literally meaning 'king'. The name Malika (Hungarian, African, Arabic, English, Indian, and Swahili) is the female form of Malik.

The name Malik is widely used; it has 29 variants that are used in English and other languages. Variants used in English include Maalik (used in Arabic as well), Mailik, Malak, Maleac, Maleak, Maleaq, Maleec, Maleek (used in Arabic as well), Maleeq, Maleic, Maleik, Maleiq, Malek (used in Arabic as well), Malic, Malick, Malicke, Maliec, Maliek, Malieq, Maliik, Malike, Malikh, Maliq, Malyc, Malyk, and Malyq. Malique (Arabic), Mallik (Arabic), and Melek (Hebrew) are foreign variants of Malik.

2: Malik is used chiefly in the Scandinavian language and its origin is Old Norse. The name is derived from the Greenlandic Norse element 'malik'.

In addition, Malik is a variant of the name Malachi (English, Gaelic, and Hebrew) in the Arabic language.

See also the related categories, king, english, wave (sea), element, scandinavian, and arabic.

Malik is fairly popular as a baby name for boys. The name's popularity rose from the 1960s up to the 1990s; before that, it was of very modest use only. Its usage peaked in 1996 with 0.201% of baby boys being given the name Malik. It ranked at #97 then. The baby name has since fallen in popularity. In 2018, its usage was 0.045% and its ranking #373. Among the group of boy names directly linked to Malik, Malachi was the most regularly used. In 2018, the name was thrice as popular as Malik.

Baby names that sound like Malik include Maalik, Maleec, Maleek, Malic, Mallik, Maelog, Mailik, Malach, Malak, Malco, Malek, Malick, Malicke, Malike, Malikh, Maliq, Malique, Malise, Malkee, and Malkey.

† English pronunciation for Malik: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)"

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