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Gender: Female Meaning of Malou: "bitter; renowned warrior" Origin of Malou: Combination of Mary and Lou

The name Malou is a girl's name meaning "bitter; renowned warrior". Malou and is often added to lists like Best One-of-a-Kind Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "List 5 middles".

From the experts:

This charming name, popular in France and the Netherlands, has not traveled to the U.S. yet but would make a modern way to honor grandma Mary or Louise, or as a perfect short form of Mary Louise. Or, with the growing fashion for nickname names, it can stand perfect well on its own. One of several similar variations — Lou, Lilou, Louane — in vogue in Europe.

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Famous People Named Malou

Malou Ejdesgaard, Danish tennis player
Malou Aamund, Danish politician
Malou Hansson, Miss Sweden 2002
Malou de Guzman, Filipina actress
Malou Santos, Filipina entertainment executive

Pop Culture References for the name Malou

common nn in the Philippine Islands