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Malvolio

Heartmal-VOH-lee-oh
Literary name
"ill will"

Malvolio Origin and Meaning

The name Malvolio is a boy's name meaning "ill will".
Coined by Shakespeare for the main antagonist in his comedy Twelfth Night, the unfortunate Malvolio’s name literally means “ill will”.

Incidentally, a peace-loving character in Romeo and Juliet received the opposite name: Benvolio, meaning “good will”.
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