Between 1880 and 2019 there were 1,789 births of Male in the countries below, which represents an average of 13 births of children bearing the first name Male per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 0 birth.

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En Français Prénom Male   
In Italiano Nome Male   

Information about the first name Male

The first name Male has been assigned to:
99.89% to boys
0.11% to girls
The country where the first name Male is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 4 letters including 2 vowels and 2 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Male

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Male : Alem, Amel, Elam, Elma, Emal, Lea M, Leam, Léam, Lema, Mael, Maél, Máel, Mela

Anacyclics of the first name Male

An anacyclic is a word or phrase that can be read in the normal sense of reading or in the opposite direction. Here is the list of names that are anonymous of the given name Male: Elam

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Origin and meaning of name Male

US English
Etymology src :
  • From Middle English male, borrowed from Old French malle, masle (Modern French mâle), from Latin masculus (“masculine, a male”), diminutive of mās (“male, masculine”). Doublet of macho.
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Noun src :
  • male (plural males)
  • One of the male (masculine) sex or gender.
  • A human member of the masculine sex or gender.
  • For quotations using this term, see Citations:male.
  • An animal of the sex that has testes.
  • A plant of the masculine sex.
Pronunciation src :
  • (UK, US) enPR: māl, IPA(key): /meɪl/
  • Rhymes: -eɪl
  • Homophone: mail
Adjective (Coordinate terms) src :
  • female; androgynous; intersex; non-binary
  • (grammar): female: see also masculine
Adjective (Derived terms) src :
  • male-assigned, cis male, trans male
  • male-dominated
Adjective (Synonyms) src :
  • manly, mannish, masculine
  • (figurative: of instuments, etc): plug, pin
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Old French
Etymology src :
  • From Medieval Latin mala, from Frankish *malha (“leather bag”).
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Noun (Descendants) src :
  • Middle French: malleFrench: malle
  • → Portuguese: mala
  • → Spanish: mala
  • Gallo: mol
  • Walloon: male (Forrières)
  • → Middle English: male, maile, mayll
  • Scots: male, mail
  • English: mail
  • Irish: mála
Noun src :
  • male f (oblique plural males, nominative singular male, nominative plural males)
  • pack, bag
Etymology src :
  • From prefix mal- (antonym) +‎ -e (indicates adverbs).
Adverb src :
  • male
  • on the contrary
  • opposingly; in opposition
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈmale/
  • Rhymes: -ale
Etymology src :
  • From malus (“bad, wicked”).
Adverb src :
  • male (comparative pēius, superlative pessimē)
  • badly
  • wrongly
  • cruelly, wickedly
  • not much; feebly
Pronunciation src :
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈma.le/, [ˈma.lɛ]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈma.le/, [ˈmaː.lɛ]
Adverb (Derived terms) src :
  • maledīcō
  • malefaciō
  • nōn male
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IT Italian
Etymology src :
Adjective src :
  • male
  • (archaic) feminine plural of malo (“bad”)
Adverb src :
  • male (comparative: peggio; superlative: malissimo)
  • badly, wrongly
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Noun src :
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): [ˈmaː.le], /ˈmale/
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NL Dutch
Noun src :
  • male
  • (archaic) Dative singular form of maal
Verb src :
  • male
  • (archaic) singular present subjunctive of malen
DK Danish
Etymology src :
  • From Middle Low German mālen (“to draw, paint”), from Proto-Germanic *mēlōną, which could be related to *mailą (“spot, blemish, mark”). Cognate with Icelandic mála (“to paint”).
Etymology src :
  • From Old Norse mala, from Proto-Germanic *malaną (“to grind”), from Proto-Indo-European *melh₂- (“to grind, rub, break up”). Cognate with Icelandic mala.
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • male (imperative mal, present maler, past malede or malte, past participle malet or malt)
  • to paint
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • male (imperative mal, infinitive at male, present tense maler, past tense malede, perfect tense er/har malet)
  • to grind, mill
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /maːlə/, [ˈmæːlə]
DE German
Noun src :
  • Male
  • plural of Mal
Pronunciation src :
  • Rhymes: -aːlə
Verb src :
  • male
  • First-person singular present of malen.
  • Imperative singular of malen.
  • First-person singular subjunctive I of malen.
  • Third-person singular subjunctive I of malen.
NO Norwegian Nynorsk
Verb src :
  • male (present tense malar, past tense mala, past participle mala, passive infinitive malast, present participle malande, imperative mal)
  • form removed with the spelling reform of 2012; superseded by måle, to paint
NO Norwegian Bokmål
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Etymology (See also) src :
  • måle (Nynorsk)
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • male (imperative mal, present tense maler, passive males, simple past malte, past participle malt, present participle malende)
  • to paint
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • male (imperative mal, present tense maler, passive males, simple past mol or malte, past participle malt, present participle malende)
  • to grind or mill (to make smaller by breaking with a device)
  • to purr (of a cat, to make a vibrating sound in its throat when contented)
Derived terms src :
  • den som kommer først til mølla, får først malt (to mill)
  • hvitmalt (painted white)
  • maleri (painting)
  • male seg inn i et hjørne (to paint)
  • maling (paint, painting)
  • rødmalt (painted red)
  • skjønnmale (to paint)
  • umalt (both senses)

Popularity of the name Male

Number of MALE births per year

Total births of Male by country

Births with the first name Male
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2019
1913 - 2018
1900 - 2019
1985 - 2019
1980 - 2019
2000 - 2018

Comments on the name Male

Personalities with the first name Male

There is 0 personality with the first name Male

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Male

There are 6 actors and actresses with the first name Male
Male Crystal Ball
Male Rose
Male Akume
Male Padua
Male Andy
Male Voiceactor

Rankings of first name MALE by country

Country ranking (boys)
No ranking of first name MALE (male) births over the last year available in each country
Country ranking (girls)
No ranking of first name MALE (female) births over the last year available in each country

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