Malik Name Meaning

Muslim and Hindu (mainly Panjab): status name from a title meaning ‘lord’, ‘ruler’, ‘chief’, from Arabic malik ‘king’. In the subcontinent this is often found as a title for the headman of a village. In Islam Al-Malik ‘the King’ is one of the attributes of Allah, regarded as ‘the king of mankind’ (Qur’an 114:2), and this word is used in combination in names such as ?Abd-ul Malik ‘servant of the King’. This was the name of an Umayyad khalif (685–705). Czech, Slovak (Malík), and Slovenian: nickname for a small person, from a pet form of a vocabulary word meaning ‘small’ (Polish maly, Czech malý ‘small’, Slovenian mali). Compare Maly.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Malek, Malak, Malis, Malin, Malick, Balik, Wali, Macik, Marek, Salik

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Malik Family Origin

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Malik Family Occupations

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In 1880, Apprentice and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Malik. The most common Malik occupation in the USA was Apprentice. 33% of Malik's were Apprentices. A less common occupation for the Malik family was Work In Stone Quarry.

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  • Apprentice

    33%
  • Farming

    33%
  • Work In Stone Quarry

    33%

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Malik Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Malik life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Malik in 1944 was 40, and 70 in 2004.

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