Other Origin(s):Irish
Meaning:Messenger of God; Servant; Second
Malachy is a boy's name with Hebrew and Irish origins. This beautiful form of Malachi means "messenger of God" and refers to a prophet in the Bible and the author of the Book of Malachi. You'll undoubtedly be tempted to shorten it to Mal or Kai when they're on their best behaviour. If you're looking to honor baby's Irish heritage, you may already know that actor Cillian Murphy of Peaky Binders chose this name for his son. Despite its Irish meaning of "servant" and "second," you're stubborn little angel will only settle for first place!
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