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Malachi is a traditional name of Hebrew origin. Malachi started to gain popularity as a boy’s name in 1987 and entered the top 200 baby names in 2000.

Meaning of the name Malachi:

Hebrew: my messenger, my angel

Origin of the name Malachi:

Malachi is a modern spelling of the ancient Hebrew name Mal’ahki. This spelling variant is most commonly used in English speaking countries.

Symbolism of the name Malachi:

Angels are the messengers of God in Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. Often depicted with white feathered wings, angels are powerful symbols of protection, guidance, and truth.

baby name Malachi

Style of the name Malachi:

traditional

Gender of the name Malachi:

Malachi is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Malachi:

MAL-ə-kie

Number of syllables in the name Malachi:

three

Emotion evoked from the name Malachi:

Malachi evokes feelings of strength and honesty.

Alternative spellings for the name Malachi:

Mal’ahki, Malakai, Malchai, Malaky

Nicknames for the name Malachi:

Popularity of the name Malachi:

According to the Social Security Administration, Malachi has been commonly used sporadically since 1902. The name entered the top 200 baby names in 2000 and has remained there ever since.

Related names for the name Malachi:

Great middle names for the name Malachi and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Malachi:

  • Malachi Throne (American actor)
  • Malachi Kittridge (American baseball player)
  • Malachi Jones (American football player)
  • Malachi O'Doherty (Northern Ireland journalist & broadcaster)
  • Malachi Malasgrowther (pseudonym of writer Walter Scott)

Malachis in popular culture:

  • Malachi Constant (literature, “The Sirens of Titan” by Kurt Vonnegut”)
  • Malachi Mulligan (literature, “Ulysses” by James Joyce)
  • Malachi (literature, “Phineas Finn” by Anthony Trollope)
  • Malachi (television, “HEX”)
  • Malachi (webseries, “Making Friends”)
  • Malachi (film, “Children of the Corn”)
  • Malachi (literature, “The Monstrumologist” by Rick Yancey)