Malakhi is a suave and savvy baby name for boys. Biblical in origin, this modern adaptation has become highly popular in the 21st century. Malakhi is the protagonist of the Malakhi series by Ian Russell, and Malakhi Junction also the name of a national landmark near Tel Aviv, Israel. Keep reading to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Malakhi:

Old Hebrew: My messenger, my angel

Origin of the name Malakhi:

Malakhi is an alternative spelling of the name Malachi. This name originates from the Old Hebrew phrase מַלְאָכִי (Mal'akhi) and means “my angel” or “my messenger.”

Symbolism of the name Malakhi:

Malakhi is an alternative spelling of Malachi (meaning “messenger” or “angel”). In Abrahamic religious tradition, Malachi was one of the twelve minor prophets of the Old Testament. The symbol of Malachi was the silver of the temple (Malachi 3:3).

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Gender of the name Malakhi:

Malakhi is a boy's name.

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Emotion evoked from the name Malakhi:

The name Malakhi evokes feelings of magnificence and marvel.

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Popularity of the name Malakhi:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Malakhi was the 1,038th most popular baby name for boys in 2020.

Related names for the name Malakhi:

  • Mahdi
  • Majdi
  • Masai
  • Matei
  • Mekhi
  • Mordecai

Great middle names for Malakhi and their meanings:

  • Amos (born of God, carried by God)
  • Andre (manly, masculine, strong)
  • Brandon (prince, chieftain, broom-covered hill, raven)
  • Cliff (cliffside, crag, steep, slope)
  • Dwayne (little dark one)
  • Haim (life)
  • Kirk (church, basilica, edifice)
  • Langston (long settlement, tall man's town, long stone)
  • Nicanor (victory man, conqueror)
  • Suresh (ruler of the gods)
  • Santino (little saint)
  • Tobias (God is good)
  • Willis (resolute protector)

Famous people with the name Malakhi:

  • Malakhi “Mal” Armistead (basketball player)
  • Malakhi Eason (entrepreneur)
  • Malakhi Hopkins (engineer)
  • Malakhi Knight (basketball player)
  • Malakhi Roland Simmons (photographer)

Malakhi in popular culture:

  • Malakhi (protagonist of the Malakhi series by Ian Russell)
  • Malakhi Custom Furniture (wholesaler in Alberton, South Africa)
  • Malakhi Junction (major intersection in Israel)