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  1. Malamnoun

    from West India.

  2. Etymology: From India or Hindi, Maal-amm means "One who has knowledge of directions". It is believed to have started to be used after people from Rajasthan came to Veraval city of Gujarat for fishing around 200 years ago.


  1. Malam

    Malam is a name.

Editors Contribution

  1. Malam

    Indian English from the military in the days of the Empire: means- Do you understand? Do you agree? Okay?

    Submitted by anonymous on September 4, 2020  

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. MALAM

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Malam is ranked #140157 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Malam surname appeared 119 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Malam.

    73.9% or 88 total occurrences were White.
    11.7% or 14 total occurrences were Asian.
    7.5% or 9 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    6.7% or 8 total occurrences were Black.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of malam in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of malam in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of malam in a Sentence

  1. The Niger military officer:

    We know they are massing in Malam Fatori, waiting for us to come.

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  • Kato
    Someone edited previous def of 'Annunaki' in Wikipedia to include comment about them wearing malam ( melam?) Which ' covered them in terrifying splendor' and caused physical tingling in human witnesses. Is anyone aware of source for such statements? 
    LikeReply2 years ago

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based on or subject to individual discretion or preference or sometimes impulse or caprice
A ravening
B omnifarious
C appellative
D arbitrary

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