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In Sweden, the meaning of Malin is den trofasta, which means the trustworthy.
-- Anonymous User  5/19/2005
Malin does not mean trustworthy in Swedish! It doesn't mean anything in Swedish, it's just a variant of Magdalena. It's pronounced MAH-linn.
-- Caprice  7/10/2005
Malin means "evil" in French.
-- Miss Claire  6/27/2005
Malin actually means "clever" in French. "Evil" is "mal".
-- nessime  1/1/2008
Malin does mean "trofast, trogen." And most like every name, all of them have their own meanings. Ok, it's true that Malin is a Swedish version of "Magdalena" but that's just the history. But it means "true, faithful."
-- Nattens Drottning  9/7/2005
Yet another name popularized through an Astrid Lindgren story. It got trendy in Sweden after the films about "Saltkråkan" were first shown on TV. Malin was the very lovable oldest sister in the family who came to visit the island out in the archipelago.
-- Anonymous User  12/14/2005
Malin Baryard is a Swedish horse rider. She won a gold medal in the Swedish Championships at the age of just 14.
-- Anonymous User  12/22/2005
Malin isn't just a girls name because my dad's called Malin.
-- .Megan.Shaelyn.  5/20/2007
One famous bearer is singer from Ace of Base, Malin Berggren, born 31 October 1970, Gothenburg, Sweden.
-- Maggie_Simpson  12/10/2007
As a bearer of this name I have to also inform that this name is also very common in the Swedish speaking Finns community which contains about 6% of the Finnish population and is recognized as a minority in Finland. Swedish is therefore the second national language in Finland, and therefor I think people should know that Malin is also a common name in Finland, it has variations in the Finnish speaking population and it´s most commonly written Maalin.
-- Anonymous User  3/5/2008
Malin is also a nickname of Mahuliena.
-- Emilie007  12/24/2008
Actress Malin Akerman bears this name.
-- georden  2/5/2009
Rhymes with Stalin.
-- Anonymous User  4/8/2009
Sounds like a boy name.
-- dustincak  5/31/2009
Pronounced MAH-lin in Swedish.
-- Beautiful Victory  12/12/2009
Also in use at Finland. [noted -ed]
-- Anonymous User  10/24/2010
I didn't know this was a female name pronounced MAH-lin. I live in the US, and my great-grandfather's name was Malin, pronounced MAL-in. I also read a thriller as a child, I think it was "Riptide" by Lincoln & Childe, starring a man named Malin. I've always been rather partial to that name for a boy.
-- XIknife  1/27/2012
The name Malin was given to 65 baby girls born in the US in 2012.
-- Oohvintage  7/19/2013

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