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Origin and Meaning of Malar

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Ma"lar
Of or pertaining to the region of the cheek bone, or to the malar bone; jugal.

Etymology: L. mala the cheek: cf. F. malaire

noun ma"lar
The cheek bone, which forms a part of the lower edge of the orbit; that arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheek; also called the malar bone.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheek

From modern Latin malaris, from Latin mala (“jaw, cheek-bone”).

  1. (anatomy) The cheekbone, which forms a part of the lower edge of the orbit.

malar was also found in the following language(s): Icelandic, Norwegian Nynorsk, Portuguese, and Swedish

Notable Persons With the Last Name Malar

Augustin was born on July 18th, 1894. He breathed his last breath on October 15th, 1945.


Joanne Malar is a swimmer. Joanne was born on October 30th, 1975 in Hamilton, Ontario.


Tom Malar is a contemporary r&b, soul music, hip hop music, and pop music musician. He has had major accomplishments since 2004. Tom was given the name Tomáš Malár on August 26th, 1980 in Zlín, Czech Republic.


Vladimír Malár is a soccer player for the SK Slavia Prague, FC Slovácko, AC Sparta Prague, FC Fastav Zlín, and FC Viktoria Plzeň. Vladimír was born on February 12th, 1976 in Czechoslovakia.


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Fun Facts about the name Malar

  • When was the first name Malar first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Malar is Friday, July 22nd, 1898.
  • How unique is the name Malar? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Malar. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Malar: Your name in reverse order is Ralam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ramla. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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