Malin - girls name

Malin name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 29%

Malin name meaning:

The name Malin is of Swedish origin and can be used as both a boy's and girl's name. It is derived from the Old Norse name Magdalene, which means "tower" or "strength." In Swedish, Malin is often seen as a diminutive form of Magdalene or Maria, indicating a beloved or cherished individual.

For a boy named Malin, this name can symbolize strength, resilience, and a sense of stability. It may also carry connotations of protection and dependability. In a modern context, Malin can be seen as a unique and meaningful choice for a boy, reflecting qualities of fortitude and steadfastness. Overall, the name Malin for a boy embodies a sense of power and endurance, making it a strong and impactful choice for parents seeking a name with substance and significance.

Origin: English

Little warrior.


Unisex names

Other girls names beginning with M


Overall UK ranking: 3961 out of 5581

5 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1010)

Historical popularity of Malin

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