MALACHY
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Irish
Meaning & History
Anglicized form of MÁEL SECHNAILL or MÁEL MÁEDÓC, influenced by the spelling of MALACHI. Saint Malachy (in Irish, Máel Máedóc) was a 12th-century archbishop of Armagh renowned for his miracles.
Related Names
DIMINUTIVE: Leachlainn
OTHER LANGUAGES: Máel Máedóc, Máel Sechnaill, Maeleachlainn, Máel Sechlainn (Ancient Irish)
Popularity
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