US Popularity:763
Other Origin(s):Hebrew, Indian, Native American
Meaning:King; Lord, master; Wave
Malik is a masculine name with Arabic, Hebrew, Punjabi, and Native American roots. Coming from the Arabic name Maleek and the Hebrew word melek, this baby name translates to “king,” and is a lovely way to help baby grow into their crown. Similarly in Punjabi, Malik is a title for “lord” or “master.” Its often associated with the Hebrew name Malachi, giving baby a spiritual edge with the meaning “angel of God.” Besides these regal definitions and religious associations, Malik commonly derives from a Native American Inuit language, meaning “wave,” a lovely choice if you want baby to develop a love for the deep blue 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

Malik Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Malik is currently #752 on The Bump
Boy:Malik is currently #425 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Malik is currently #763 in U.S. births
Boy:Malik is currently #383 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 11
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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