Other Origin(s):Arabic
Meaning:King; Ocean wave
Malik is a masculine name with Arabic and Greenlandic roots that has grown popular in Switzerland. Many Arab people have immigrated to Switzerland throughout the 20th and 21st centuries, and now Malik has become one of the more popular names in Switzerland. Coming from the Arabic name Malyeek, it translates to “king,” and is a lovely way to help baby grow into their crown. Switzerland also has plenty of connections to Greenland, from ongoing trade relations to Swiss explorers like Alfred de Quervain surveying the mountain range that’s now called Schweizerland. In Greenland’s Inuit language, Malik also translates to “ocean wave,” a lovely choice if you want baby to develop a love for the sea. Whether baby feels more at home on an elaborate throne or relaxing by the shore, the name Malik will give them waves of inspiration.

Famous People Named Malik

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  • Zayn Malik
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