Given Name MALACHI

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: מַלְאָכִי (Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: MAL-ə-kie (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

From the Hebrew מַלְאָכִי (Mal'akhiy) meaning "my messenger" or "my angel". This is one of the twelve minor prophets of the Old Testament, the author of the Book of Malachi, which some claim foretells the coming of Christ. In England the name came into use after the Protestant Reformation.


biblical, books of the Bible, minor prophets of the Old Testament
VARIANT: Malakai (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Mal'akhi (Biblical Hebrew)
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