First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
On This Page

How to Pronounce Malone

  • Automated Male (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • Automated Female (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
How difficult is it to pronounce Malone?

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Malone mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Malone

Submit the origin and/or meaning of Malone to us below

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. English scholar remembered for his chronology of Shakespeare's plays and his editions of Shakespeare and Dryden (1741-1812)
  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Malone

Post Malone is a hip hop music and contemporary r&b music artist (occupation), songwriter, and record producer. He has been prominent since 2014. Post was given the name Austin Post on July 4th, 1995 in Syracuse, New York.


She has had major accomplishments since 1996. Jena was born on November 21st, 1984 in Sparks, Nevada, U.S.


Karl Malone is a basketball player for the Utah Jazz and Los Angeles Lakers. His most notable accomplishments were from 1985 to 2004. Karl was born on July 24th, 1963 in Summerfield, Louisiana.


Moses Malone is a basketball player for the Utah Stars, Spirits of St. Louis, Philadelphia 76ers, Buffalo Braves, Houston Rockets, Washington Wizards, Atlanta Hawks, Milwaukee Bucks, and San Antonio Spurs. Moses was born on March 23rd, 1955 in Petersburg, Virginia.


John was born on March 7th, 1941 in Milford, Connecticut, US.


Bugzy Malone is a grime music rapping and songwriter. Bugzy was born on December 20th, 1990 in Manchester.


Where is the name Malone popular?

View popular names by state or region.

Popularity of Malone as a last name

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Malone as a last name in each of the states. See other popular names in Tennessee, Mississippi, or Alabama.

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Malone U.S.
  White 67.31% 64.26%
  African American 26.77% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.56% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.71% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.19% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.46% 16.26%

Of Last Name Malone

People with the last name Malone are most frequently White or African American

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Malone

  • How Popular is the name Malone? Malone is the 16,725th most popular name of all time. As a last name Malone was the 465th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Malone have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 479 babies born with the first name Malone in the United States. That's more than enough people named Malone to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Malone? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Malone first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Malone is Friday, March 31st, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Malone born? The highest recorded use of the first name Malone was in 2016 with a total of 23 babies.
  • Random Malone Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Malone is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Malone: Your name in reverse order is Enolam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Elonam. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Malone? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 71,286 people with the last name Malone.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Malone? Malone was ranked as the 465th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!

What Malones Have Visited This Page?

Name poster for Malone

Name poster for Malone(click to save the high quality version)

Most Popular Names

All Name Lists

  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.