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Boy Name: Malcom

Name: Malcom
Pronunciation: \m(a)-lcom, mal-com\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: devotee of Saint Columba
Origin: Scottish
Sounds Like: Malcam, Malkam
Similar Names: Malkolm, Malcolum
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1156
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 6908


Malcom \m(a)-lcom, mal-com\ as a boy's name is a variant of Malcolm (Scottish, Gaelic), and the meaning of Malcom is "devotee of Saint Columba".

The baby name Malcom sounds like Malcam and Malkam. Other similar baby names are Malkolm and Malcolum.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Malcom.


Malcom is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1156 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#6908 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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