Malin Meaning and Origin

The name Malin is a girl’s name meaning “high tower or woman of Magdela” and is of Scandinavian, Finnish, and Swedish origin. It is a popular name in Sweden and other Scandinavian countries, and has been used for both boys and girls since the 19th century. In addition to its Scandinavian roots, the name Malin has also been adopted by other cultures and is used in various forms around the world. For example, in Ireland, the name “Máirín” is a diminutive of “Máire”, the Irish form of “Mary”. In Scotland, “Malin” is sometimes used as a short form of “Malina”, a Gaelic name that means “smooth brow”.

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