Gender: Male Meaning of Malik: "king; wave" Origin of Malik: Arabic; Greenlandic Malik's Popularity in 2019: #363

Malik Origin and Meaning

The name Malik is a boy's name of Arabic origin meaning "king; wave".

A name popular among African-American parents, with many spelling variations, including Malek and Maliq.

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fearlessfirefly Says:


So cool and handsome.

indiefendi2 Says:


I've known so many Maliks in my life. At least 10. Muslim names like Amir, Ahmad, Shaquil are common in my county.

Tessa0397 Says:


Malik is also an islamic angel, guarding hell. He's the most powerfull guardian and apears in the koran, when the prophet and archangel Gabriel greet him.