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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Malek

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  • A submission from Pennsylvania, United States says the name Malek means "King of kings" and is of Unknown origin.
  • A user from Ohio, United States says the name Malek is of Arabic origin and means "King".

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  1. A Czech surname.

Notable Persons Named Malek

Malek was born on January 20th, 1984 in Bizerte, Tunisia.

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Malek Bennabi was a writer, speaker, thinker, university lecturer, and theologian. Malek was born on January 1st, 1905 in Constantine, Algeria. Malek is also known as Seddik Bennabi. He died on October 31st, 1973.

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Malek Hacı I is royalty. Their most notable accomplishments were from 1441 to 1441. Malek was born in Lida.

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Malek Jandali is a classical music, jazz, arabic music, and film score composer and pianist. He plays Piano and Steinway & Sons. His ongoing career started in 1981. Malek was born Malek Jandali on December 25th, 1972 in Waldbröl.

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She holds the title x18pxQueen mother of Persia, Regent of Persia, Mahd-e Olia, Queen mother, Regent, and Mahd-i Ulya. She was most prominent from 1848 to 1848. Malek was born on February 26th, 1805 in Tehran. She breathed her last breath on April 2nd, 1873.

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Malek was born on July 5th, 1927. He died on June 2nd, 1978.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Malek

Rami Malek is an actor. He was most prominent from 2004 to present. Rami was given the name Rami Said Malek on May 12th, 1981 in Los Angeles.

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Hasan Malek is a Malaysian Minister of Domestic Trade, Cooperative, and Consumerism. He was most active from 2013 to 2015. Hasan was born on April 24th, 1946 in Negeri Sembilan, Malayan Union.

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Miklos Malek is a pop music, rhythm, blues, new-age music, dance music, and electronic music musician. He was most prominent from 1990 to present. Miklos was born on April 15th, 1975 in Budapest. Miklos is also known as Ifj. Malek Miklós.

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Marcin was born on February 24th, 1975 in Warsaw.

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Daniel was born on May 25th, 1973.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1974 5 0 5
1975 5 0 5
1976 6 0 6
1978 5 0 5
1979 10 0 10
1980 6 0 6
1981 7 0 7
1982 8 0 8
1984 8 0 8
1985 8 0 8
1986 12 0 12
1987 12 0 12
1988 10 0 10
1989 14 0 14
1990 23 0 23
1991 13 0 13
1992 23 0 23
1993 48 0 48
1994 45 0 45
1995 58 0 58
1996 75 0 75
1997 75 0 75
1998 73 0 73
1999 72 0 72
2000 74 0 74
2001 82 0 82
2002 71 0 71
2003 71 0 71
2004 71 0 71
2005 84 0 84
2006 71 0 71
2007 69 0 69
2008 87 0 87
2009 98 0 98
2010 77 0 77
2011 87 6 81
2012 96 0 96
2013 83 0 83
2014 96 0 96
2015 72 0 72
2016 95 0 95
2017 93 0 93

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Popularity of Malek as a first name

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Popularity of Malek as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Malek U.S.
  White 86.67% 64.26%
  African American 2.03% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 6.17% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.15% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.78% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.20% 16.26%

Of Last Name Malek

People with the last name Malek are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Malek

  • How Popular is the name Malek? Malek is the 6,582nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Malek was the 7,008th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Malek have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,098 babies born with the first name Malek in the United States. That's more than enough people named Malek to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Malek? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1974 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Malek first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Malek is Tuesday, June 26th, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Malek born? The highest recorded use of the first name Malek was in 2009 with a total of 98 babies.
  • Random Malek Factoid: According to the 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Malek is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1997.
  • Weird things about the name Malek: Your name in reverse order is Kelam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mleak. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Malek? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,780 people with the last name Malek.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Malek? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Malek as their last name.

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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