Popularity:22628
Origin:Latin
Meaning:bad; devoted to St Columbia; smooth brow
Help baby embrace their dark, edgy side with a name like Mal. A gender-neutral name of Latin, Gaelic, and French origins. While it does translate to “bad,” don’t let this meaning steer you away. This name is a shortened version of many names, giving baby plenty of inspiration. Coming from the Scottish name Malcolm, it means “devoted to St. Columba” which will forever connect baby to a piece of Celtic history. If it comes from the name Malvina, it means “smooth brow,” an old saying to help baby keep a relaxed, calm demeanor. Whether you want baby to hone their sharp edge or build their old soul, the name Mal is sure to do the trick.
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