Meaning:devotee of st columba


Pronunciation:mal kum

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Coming from the Gaelic name ‘Mael Coluim’, meaning ‘devotee of St Columba’. Columba, a 6th-century Irish monk, was popular and played a part in converting Scotland to Christianity. Name links include TV show ‘Malcolm in the Middle’ and Malcolm Glazer (sports-team owner). Also see 1992 film documentary ‘Malcolm X’.

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