Name: Malik

Origin and Meaning of the Name Malik

  • Meaning:
    King; owner
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (MAH lik); (ma LEEK)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Malik)
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Miscellaneous Info for Malik

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  • Used in:
    Arabic and English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Malik is an Arabic name meaning "he who owns", "king" or "master". It is also an Arabian title. A Malik is the ruling Monarch of a kingdom, called "mamlaka".

    In Islamic belief, it is also one of the "99 Names of Allah", and is then al-Malik or The King in the absolute sense. Malik denotes a terrible angel who guards the Hellfire, assisted by 19 guardians.

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