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Malcolm

From the Shakespearean play Macbeth

Origin

  • Celtic
  • Gaelic
  • Scottish: Servant of Saint Columba; a royal name in Scotland. A Shakespearean tragedy is based on the true story of Prince Malcolm who became king after Macbeth killed his father Duncan.

Nicknames

Mal, Colm

Syllables

2

International Variations

Mal, Colm

Famous Namesakes

British actor Malcolm McDowell, Civil rights activist Malcolm X (né Little)

Celebrity Babies

Son of Harrison Ford, Son of Denzel Washington

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