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Of Scottish origin.

It means “divotee of St. Columba”, from the Scottish “Máel Coluim”, which was the name of four Scottish kings.

It is the name of a character in Shakespeare’s 1606 tragedy “Mackbeth”.

Variant forms of the name are Mal, Malcom, Malkolm.

Famous bearers are Malcolm McDowell, Malcolm X, Malcolm Young, Malcolm McLaren, Malcolm Delaney, Malcolm Jamal Warner, Malcolm Forbes, Malcolm David Kelly.