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Malin

See also: malin

EnglishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Malin

  1. An English matronymic surname based on a Middle English diminutive of Mary.

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin malignus

Proper nounEdit

Malin m

  1. the Devil

NorwegianEdit

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

Proper nounEdit

Malin

  1. A female given name derived from Magdalena.

SwedishEdit

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia sv

EtymologyEdit

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

Proper nounEdit

Malin

  1. A female given name.
    • 1985 Marianne Fredriksson, Simon och ekarna, Wahlström & Widstrand (2001), ISBN 9146182942, 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.

ReferencesEdit

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [1] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, ISBN 9119551622: 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.