Name Malou Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Malou


Malou is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Malou?

Malou is a short form of Marie-Louise and is a popular name in Belgium, Denmark and France. Malou is also a common name in the Philippines and is considered a contraction of María Lourdes. Besides, Malou is a name of Breton and Hawaiian origin.

What does the name Malou mean?

Malou means “sea of bitterness”, “star of the sea”, “rebelliousness”, “exalted one”, “beloved” and “wished for child” (from Maria) and “famous female warrior” (from Luise). Besides, Malou means “bright pledge” (from Old Breton “mach” = hostage/pledge + “lou” = brilliant/bright). In Hawaiian, Malou means “peace”.

Pronunciation of Malou

Variants of the name Malou


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Popularity of the name Malou

The name Malou is ranked #566 overall.

Malou in the Top 50 Names

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