Malin

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See also: malin, malîn, and malīn

English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Malin

  1. An English matronymic surname based on a Middle English diminutive of Mary.
  2. A sea area, off the north coast of Ireland, centred on Mailn Head

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin malignus

Proper noun[edit]

Malin m

  1. the Devil

Norwegian[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Proper noun[edit]

Malin

  1. A female given name derived from Magdalena.

Swedish[edit]

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sv

Etymology[edit]

Vernacular form of Magdalena. First recorded in Sweden in 1524.

Proper noun[edit]

Malin c (genitive Malins)

  1. A female given name.
    • 1985 Marianne Fredriksson, Simon och ekarna, Wahlström & Widstrand (2001), →ISBN, page 236:
      - Hon ska heta Malin.
      - Varför det, sade Karin som tyckte att det var ett fult gammalt namn som luktade fattigsverige.
      - Det hette min mamma, sade Mona och då fanns det inget att tillägga.
      "I'll name her Malin."
      "Why?" said Karin, who thought it was an ugly and old name that reminded her of a peasant.
      "That was my mom's name," said Mona. Then there was nothing left to say.

References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, →ISBN
  • [1] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, →ISBN: 48 812 females with the given name Malin living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1970s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.