• 3k Malak


First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Malak

"Malak" is a name of Hebrew origin, and it means "Messenger". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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Notable Persons Named Malak

Malak Jân Nemati was an author and poet. Malak was born on December 11th, 1906 in , Iran. Malak is also known as Sheikh Jâni and Saint Jani. She left this life on July 15th, 1993.


Malak was born in 1875. He died in 1945.


Malak Koura is an actress. Malak was born on January 11th, 1989 in Egypt, Cairo, EG.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Malak

Hedaya was born on April 21st, 1993.


Ezza was born on July 14th, 1942 in Tripoli, Lebanon.


Michal was born on August 25th, 1980.


Waldemar was born on July 17th, 1970. He died on November 14th, 1992.


Henryk was born in 1912. He left this life in 1987.


How popular is the baby name Malak in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1985 5 5 0
1986 6 6 0
1987 6 6 0
1988 5 5 0
1990 14 14 0
1991 10 10 0
1992 17 17 0
1993 14 14 0
1994 28 28 0
1995 38 31 7
1996 30 25 5
1997 43 43 0
1998 41 33 8
1999 37 37 0
2000 63 55 8
2001 77 72 5
2002 73 66 7
2003 98 89 9
2004 133 126 7
2005 130 124 6
2006 136 136 0
2007 142 134 8
2008 159 151 8
2009 199 191 8
2010 208 199 9
2011 210 210 0
2012 174 162 12
2013 180 169 11
2014 182 167 15
2015 193 181 12
2016 185 173 12

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Popularity of Malak as a first name

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Popularity of Malak as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Malak U.S.
  White 91.51% 64.26%
  African American 1.77% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.09% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.12% 16.26%

Of Last Name Malak

People with the last name Malak are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Malak

  • How Popular is the name Malak? Malak is the 5,319th most popular name of all time. As a last name Malak was the 22,673rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Malak have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,836 babies born with the first name Malak in the United States. That's more than enough people named Malak to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Malak? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1985 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Malak first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Malak is Wednesday, January 28th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Malak born? The highest recorded use of the first name Malak was in 2011 with a total of 210 babies.
  • Random Malak Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Malak is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 11 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Malak: Your name in reverse order is Kalam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Amkal. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Malak? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,131 people with the last name Malak.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Malak? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Malak as their last name since less than 1 person in 263k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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