The name Malo is a boy's name of Breton origin meaning "shining hostage". Malo and is often added to user-created lists like Apocalyptic Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".
From the experts:
Malo, the name of an important sixth century Breton saint who founded St. Malo, the charming port town in Brittany -- is considered quite au courant in France right now, ranking firmly in the Top 100.
Saint Malo of Aleth, a patron saint of lost items, was consecrated the first Bishop of Aleth. He was also known as Maclou, Maclovius and, in Italian, Macuto. Malo is worth thinking about as a highly unusual alternative to Milo.