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Malik

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1949 5 0 5
1952 6 0 6
1964 7 0 7
1965 9 0 9
1966 17 0 17
1967 21 0 21
1968 36 0 36
1969 51 0 51
1970 132 5 127
1971 138 6 132
1972 135 0 135
1973 131 5 126
1974 110 0 110
1975 122 0 122
1976 148 9 139
1977 150 7 143
1978 167 0 167
1979 147 0 147
1980 174 6 168
1981 135 5 130
1982 114 0 114
1983 115 0 115
1984 113 0 113
1985 125 5 120
1986 126 0 126
1987 154 0 154
1988 163 5 158
1989 224 0 224
1990 334 6 328
1991 367 0 367
1992 590 9 581
1993 773 7 766
1994 862 8 854
1995 2,736 30 2,706
1996 4,048 24 4,024 #97 boy name
1997 3,397 17 3,380
1998 2,710 16 2,694
1999 2,259 13 2,246
2000 2,098 14 2,084
2001 1,871 7 1,864
2002 1,659 0 1,659
2003 1,511 6 1,505
2004 1,381 5 1,376
2005 1,258 7 1,251
2006 1,191 0 1,191
2007 1,264 10 1,254
2008 1,215 0 1,215
2009 1,357 0 1,357
2010 1,197 9 1,188
2011 992 7 985
2012 916 5 911
2013 940 0 940
2014 838 6 832
2015 849 0 849

Want to know about the popularity of the Malik baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 41,588 babies born with the name Malik in the United States. That's more than enough Maliks to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1949 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Malik" was in 1996 with a total of 4,024 babies. (That's a lot of baby Maliks)

According to the 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Malik" ranks #35 in popularity as a baby boy's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, 133 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1997. Across the entire United States a total of 3,397 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Malik popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Malik" mean? The list below shows the origins of Malik as well as things modernly associated with the name Malik such as celebrities named Malik.

Origin and Meaning of Malik

The name "Malik" is of Arabic origin, and it means "King". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The leader of a town or community in some parts of Asia Minor and the Indian subcontinent ("maliks rule the hinterland of Afghanistan under the protection of warlords")

Malik Yoba

Malik Yoba is an actor and singer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1993 to present. Malik was born in 1967 in The Bronx, New York, U.S.

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Malik Rose

Malik Rose is a basketball biography. Malik was born in 1974 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Malik

Malik Monk
Malik Newman
Malik Davis
Malik Hardwick
Malik Henry
Malik Shabazz
Malik Zaire
Malik Sealy

Alternative Meanings

M is for musical, your hidden talent!

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

L is for little, the little things you do.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

K is for kindle, the warmth in others.

Your name in reverse order is "Kilam". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Kaiml". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Malik born Apr 16, 1972

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Saudi Arabia approximately on 1050. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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