Gender Masculine
Scripts מַלְאָכִי(Hebrew)
Pronounced Pron. /ˈmæl.ə.kaɪ/(English)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From the Hebrew name מַלְאָכִי (Mal'akhi) 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.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesMal'akhi(Biblical Hebrew) Malakai(Fijian) Malakai(Tongan)


People think this name is

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Depiction of the Prophet Malachi by James Tissot (c. 1900)Depiction of the Prophet Malachi by James Tissot (c. 1900)


Entry updated May 31, 2018