|Full Name||Malva Christie|
|Family Members|| Edgar Christie (father) †|
Mona (mother) †
Malva Christie was the daughter of Thomas Christie and sister of Allan Christie. Although she was raised as Tom Christie's daughter, she was in fact his niece; Tom's wife had an affair with his brother, Edgar, while Tom was in prison after the Rising.
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- Malva is a Latin word which refers to the mallow plant.
- Malva as a given name is possibly related to Malvina, a name invented by James Macpherson and which derives from the Gaelic mala mhinn, which means 'smooth brow'.
- Christie derives from the personal names Christian (from Greek χριω (chrio) "to anoint") or Christopher (from the Late Greek name Χριστοφορος (Christophoros) meaning "bearing Christ").