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Malte

HeartMAL-ta
German, Scandinavian diminutive of Helmold
"helmet rule"

Malte Origin and Meaning

The name Malte is a boy's name meaning "helmet rule".
Malte began as a short form of the now-obsolete Ancient Germanic name Helmold. Helmold has gone extinct, but Malte has survived and is now enjoying a popularity resurgence in Germany and Sweden.
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Malte Popularity

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20 Names Similar to Malte

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Lists containing Malte

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Famous People Named Malte

  • Malte BurbaGerman musician
  • MalteConrad Bruun, Danish,French geographer
  • Malte LudinGerman filmmaker
  • Malte UrbanGerman bicyclist
  • Malte PerssonSwedish author
  • Ethelreda Maltealleged illegitimate daughter of Henry VIII of England and the royal laundress
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Malte in Pop Culture

  • The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Briggenovel by Rainer Maria Rilke
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