Malik: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Malik

This name has a dual meaning: “king” in Arabic and “wave” in Greenlandic. Makes you wonder if there’s a pageant title in little Malik’s future.

Nicknames:

Mal, Lik.

Famous people named Malik:

Rappers Malik Edwards, Malik Cox (a.k.a. Memphis Bleek), and Malik Taylor (a.k.a. Phife Dawg); basketball players Malik Rose and Malik Hairston; spoken word artist Malik Yusef; YouTuber Malik Forte.

Fun fact:

Today’s most famous Malik is not a first name, but a surname: singer Zayn Malik.

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