Malik - boys name

Malik name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 92%

Malik name meaning:

The name Malik is of Arabic origin and holds significant cultural and historical significance. It is a masculine name commonly used in various Muslim countries and communities. The name Malik translates to "king" or "ruler" in Arabic, symbolizing power, authority, and leadership.

Malik has been used as a title for rulers and leaders throughout history, reflecting its strong association with regal and authoritative qualities. It is a name that conveys a sense of strength, confidence, and command. Individuals named Malik are often seen as natural-born leaders, possessing the ability to make decisions and take charge.

In addition to its literal meaning, the name Malik also carries a spiritual undertone. In Islamic tradition, "Malik" is one of the names of Allah, meaning "The King" or "The Sovereign." This religious significance adds a deeper layer of meaning to the name, emphasizing divine power and authority. Overall, the name Malik encapsulates qualities of nobility, leadership, and the ability to govern with confidence and strength.

Origin: Arabic


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Overall UK ranking: 378 out of 4789

118 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (533)

Historical popularity of Malik

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