Melek Meaning and Origin

The name Melek is a girl’s name meaning “king” and is of Hebrew origin. From an element meaning ‘king’ in Hebrew. Possibly a short form of Elimelek ‘God is king’. In Turkish, Melek means “angel,” and in Arabic, the name is spelled Malik and means “ruler” or “king.” In Turkey, Melek is a more commonly used name for girls. In Hebrew culture, the name Melek is associated with royalty and leadership. It is a name that has been used throughout history, with notable figures bearing the name including King Melek of Gaza in the 10th century BCE. It has been gaining popularity in recent years, and it is currently one of the top 100 names for baby girls in the country.

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