Malcolm: baby boy name meaning and popularity


A Scottish name meaning “devotee of St. Columba.” One thing’s for sure — for the first few years, anyway, little Malcolm’s gonna be a devotee of one thing: Goldfish crackers. Trust me on this. And start stocking up now.



Famous people named Malcolm:

Actors Malcolm Gets, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, and Malcolm McDowell; rapper Malcolm McCormick (a.k.a. Mac Miller); authors Malcolm Cowley and Malcolm Gladwell; astronaut Malcolm Carpenter; human rights activist Malcolm X.

Fun fact:

There have been four Scottish kings named Malcolm.

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