Melek

Gender: Feminine
Origin: Turkish
Meaning: “angel.”
(MEH-lek)

The name comes directly from the Turkish word for angel which is ultimately derived from an Arabic source, malak (angel).

The name was borne by the Circassian, Sultana Melek of Egypt (1868-1956)

Currently, Melek is the 255th most popular female name in Germany, (2011).

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