"my messenger"

Malachi Origin and Meaning

The name Malachi is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "my messenger".

An Old Testament name with a Gaelic lilt, Malachi entered the list in 1987.

In the Bible, Malachi (pronounced with the final syllable as EYE), was the last of the twelve Hebrew prophets, who foretold the coming of Christ.

In Anthony Trollope's Phineas Finn, Malachi is the name of the hero's father, and in James Joyce's Ulysses, Malachi Mulligan is a medical student. The lighter-hearted Irish version is usually spelled Malachy.

# 146 in the US

Malachi Rank in US Top 1000

# 110 on Nameberry

Malachi Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Malachi Popularity

Famous People Named Malachi

  • MalachiBiblical prophet, author of the Book of Malachi in the Old Testament
  • Malachi Fallon1st chief of police of San Francisco, USA
  • Malachi Brendan MartinIrish,American priest and author
  • Malachi PearsonAmerican voice actor
  • Malachi ThroneAmerican actor
  • Malachi FavorsAmerican jazz bassist
  • Zion Malachi Airamis Wadeson of basketball player Dwyane Wade

Malachi in Pop Culture

  • The Book of Malachilast book of the Old Testament
  • Malachai Boardmanboy in the film "Children of the Corn"
  • Malachi "Mal" Fallondetective in game Cause of Death
  • Malachi Constantin Kurt Vonnegut's "The Sirens of Titan"
  • Malachi "Old Glos" Trenglosin Anthony Trollope's "Malachi's Cove"
  • Malachimain character in "Camp Weedonwantcha"
  • Malachi Henneseyin "Mr Dooley in Peace and in War" by Peter Finlay Dunne
  • Malachitiny prophet created by Bender in an episode of TV's "Futurama"
  • The Malachaiin The Chronicles of Nick by Sherrilyn Kenyon
  • Malachicharacter in Aphmau's YouTube series
  • Malachi Dieudonnecharacter from the shadowhunter books by Cassandra Claire
  • The Malachi Configurationshadowhunter prison founded by Malachi Dieudonne
  • Malachi kom Sangedakruantagonist in TV's "the 100"