Scandinavian diminutive of Magdalene
"high tower or woman of Magdela"

Malin Origin and Meaning

The name Malin is a girl's name of Scandinavian, Finnish, Swedish origin meaning "high tower or woman of Magdela".

A multi-cultural name that's in the Norwegian Top 50 and well-used throughout the Scandinavian cultures. Malin has the advantage of being at once simple and unusual.

Malin Popularity

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Famous People Named Malin

  • Malin Maria ÅkermanSwedish,Canadian actress (pronounced MAH,lin)
  • Malin Sofia Katarina "Linn" BerggrenSwedish singer of band Ace of Base
  • (Malin) Therese AlshammarSwedish Olympic swimmer
  • Malin ReitanNorwegian pop singer
  • Malin BaryardJohnsson, Swedish show jumper
  • Malin ByströmSwedish operatic soprano
  • Malin CrépinSwedish actress
  • Malin Sofi MoströmSwedish footballer
  • Malin Linda Maria NilssonSwedish swimmer
  • Malin O'Briendaughter of American actor James Denton

Malin in Pop Culture

  • Malin Headnorthernmost point in Ireland