"shining hostage"

Malo Origin and Meaning

The name Malo is boy's name of Breton origin meaning "shining hostage".
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.

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Famous People Named Malo

  • Saint Malo of AlethWelsh,born founding saint of Brittany, France

Malo in Pop Culture

  • Malogod of the Torres Strait Islands
  • Malo de Vignycharacter in the game Amnesia: The Dark Descent
  • Malocharacter in the Legend of Zelda video games
  • SaintMalo, France
  • Malo means 'bad' in Spanish
  • Malofemale trial captain in Pokémon Sun and Moon