Malthe – University of Copenhagen

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Malthe

How many boys were given this name in 2009?

Malthe: 405
Malte: 118

Meaning

It is possibly the German name Helmold, which is compounded of words meaning 'helmet' and 'power', that lies behind the name

Popularity

The name Malthe became popular in the course of the 1990s and is still at the top of its popularity curve.

Well-known bearers of the name

The Danish author Malthe Conrad Bruun died in 1826. Kim Malthe-Bruun was a Danish freedom fighter who died in 1945.