Name
MALE

Name MALE

Between 1880 and 2022 there were 1,810 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 5 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Male   
In Italiano Nome Male   
Available variants : Malé , Malë


Information about the first name Male

The first name Male has been assigned to:
99.56% to boys
0.44% 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

Male in Japanese *

Romajimaru
Katakanaマル
Hiraganaまる
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
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Male in sign language

Male in binary language

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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. Displaced native Old English wǣpned (“male”, literally “penised”), derived from the noun wǣpn (“weapon”), which had the secondary sense “penis.”
Anagrams src :
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.
  • A bacterium which has the F factor.
  • A male connector, pipe fitting, etc.
Pronunciation src :
  • (UK, US) enPR: māl, IPA(key): /meɪl/
  • Rhymes: -eɪl
  • Homophone: mail
Proper noun src :
  • Male
  • A surname.
Adjective (Coordinate terms) src :
  • female; androgynous; intersex; non-binary
  • (grammar): female: see also masculine
Adjective (Synonyms) src :
  • manly, mannish, masculine
  • (figurative: of instruments, etc): plug, pin
Noun (Antonyms) src :
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Noun (Usage notes) src :
  • Similar to objections over the usage of female(s) as a noun, some people find it dehumanizing to refer to men as "male(s)" due to its zoological use, especially in non-technical contexts. It is frequently used in police blotters, dispatches, reports, and legal, medical, or physiological documents to encompass boys and men, further fueling aversion through this association with criminality and/or vice.
Middle English
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Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from Anglo-Norman and continental Old French male, from Frankish *malhu, from Proto-Germanic *malhō.
Etymology src :
Etymology (Adjective) src :
  • male
  • male (of masculine sex or gender)
  • Used in extended reference to supposedly "male" gems, plants, or astrological portents.
Etymology (Alternative forms) src :
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • male (plural males)
  • A man; a male human or animal.
  • (rare) A "male" gem or plant.
  • (rare) Manhood; the state of being male.
Etymology (Pronunciation) src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈmaːl(ə)/, /ˈmaːdlə/, /ˈmaːdəl/
Etymology (Alternative forms) src :
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • male (plural males)
  • A bag, pack, or wallet.
  • The belly or one of its contents; a gut.
Etymology (Pronunciation) src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈmaːl(ə)/
Etymology (Alternative forms) src :
Etymology (Noun) src :
Etymology (Pronunciation) src :
  • IPA(key): /maːl/
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • male
  • Alternative form of mayle
Etymology (Noun) src :
Old French
Etymology src :
  • From Medieval Latin mala, from Frankish *malha (“leather bag”).
Alternative forms src :
Noun src :
  • male f (oblique plural males, nominative singular male, nominative plural males)
  • pack, bag
Noun (Descendants) src :
  • Anglo-Norman: male→ Middle English: male, maile, mayll, maylleEnglish: mailScots: mail
  • →? Irish: mála (or perhaps via English)
  • Middle French: malleFrench: malle
  • → Portuguese: mala
  • → Spanish: mala
  • Gallo: mol
  • Walloon: male (Forrières)
General
Proper noun src :
  • Male n (indeclinable, related adjective maleský)
  • Malé (the capital of the Maldives)
Esperanto
Etymology src :
  • From prefix mal- (antonym) +‎ -e (indicates adverbs).
Adverb src :
  • male
  • on the contrary
  • opposingly; in opposition
  • male ol... ― as opposed to...
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): [ˈmale]Audio: Rhymes: -aleHyphenation: ma‧le
Latin
Etymology src :
  • From malus (“bad, wicked”).
Adverb src :
  • male (comparative pēius, superlative pessimē)
  • badly
  • Antonym: bene
  • wrongly
  • Synonym: prāvē
  • cruelly, wickedly
  • not much; feebly
Pronunciation src :
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈma.le/, [ˈmäɫ̪ɛ]
  • (modern Italianate Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈma.le/, [ˈmäːle]
Adverb (Derived terms) src :
  • maledīcō
  • malefaciō
  • nōn male
Adverb (Related terms) src :
IT Italian
Etymology src :
Adjective src :
  • male
  • (archaic) feminine plural of malo (“bad”)
Adverb src :
  • male (comparative peggio, superlative malissimo)
  • badly, wrongly
  • Antonym: bene
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Noun src :
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈma.le/
  • Rhymes: -ale
  • Hyphenation: mà‧le
Noun (Antonyms) src :
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NL Dutch
Noun src :
  • male
  • (archaic) dative singular of maal
Verb src :
  • male
  • (dated or formal) singular present subjunctive of malen
DK Danish
Etymology src :
  • From Middle Low German mālen (“to draw, paint”), from Old Saxon mālōn, from Proto-West Germanic *mālōn, 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): /ˈmaːlə/, [ˈmɛːlə]
DE German
Noun src :
  • Male
  • nominative/accusative/genitive plural of Mal
Pronunciation src :
  • Rhymes: -aːlə
Verb src :
  • male
  • inflection of malen:
  • first-person singular present
  • singular imperative
  • first/third-person singular subjunctive I
CZ Czech
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Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): [ˈmalɛ]
NO Norwegian Nynorsk
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • male (present tense mel, past tense mol, supine male, past participle malen, present participle malande, imperative mal)
  • Alternative form of mala
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • male (present tense malar, past tense mala, past participle mala, passive infinitive malast, present participle malande, imperative male/mal)
  • (pre-2012) alternative form of 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)
 

Popularity of the name Male

Number of MALE births per year

Total births of Male by country

Births with the first name Male
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2022
1,358
0
ONOntario
1913 - 2019
399
0
FRFrance
1900 - 2022
29
0
CHSwitzerland
1909 - 2021
8
4
ABAlberta
1980 - 2022
6
0
DEGermany
2000 - 2022
0
2
DKDenmark
1985 - 2022
1
1
ATAustria
1984 - 2021
1
0
CLChili
2010 - 2021
0
1

Total births of Male by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Male
Country
Boys
Girls
ABAlberta
2022
4
0
ATAustria
2021
1
0

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 7 actors and actresses with the first name Male
Male Crystal Ball
Male Rose
Male Akume
Male Padua
Male Andy
Male Attraxion
Male Voiceactor

Rankings of first name MALE by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#931AB Alberta2022
#4171AT Austria2021
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
No ranking of first name MALE (female) births over the last year available in each country