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

DiminutiveLeachlainn
Other Languages & CulturesMáel Máedóc, Máel Sechlainn, Máel Sechnaill, Maeleachlainn(Old Irish)
User SubmissionMalachy

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Entry updated December 3, 2014