Origin:Scottish
Popularity:650
Meaning:devotee of Saint Columba
Malcolm as a boy's name is pronounced MAL-cum. It is of Scottish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Malcolm is "devotee of Saint Columba".

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Source: Social Security Administration

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