Meaning:Pleasant; Wished-for child; Star of the sea
Mallen is a masculine name with English and Irish roots. A variant of the last name Malin, this moniker can have Middle English roots, acting as a version of Mary. This gives baby plenty of meanings to be encouraged by, from “wished-for child” to “star of the sea.” Thanks to its Irish roots, Mallen also has connections to the Ó Mealláin and the Irish word meall, meaning “pleasant.” If you’re looking for a name that celebrates your little one’s sweet, friendly demeanor, Mallen can make for a great choice.
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