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Meaning and name origin

Melaina \m(e)-lai-na\ as a girl's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Melaina is "black, dark". Melaina is a variant of Melanie (Greek): from the French form of the Latin name Melania, derived from Greek "melaina".


Melaina has 20 variant forms: Malaney, Malanie, Melainey, Melana, Melanee, Melaney, Melani, Melania, Melaniya, Melanney, Melannie, Melany, Mellanie, Melloney, Mellony, Meloni, Melonie, Melonnie, Melony, Milena.


Melaina is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Melaina and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Melanie (#79), Melany (#436), Milena (#798) and Melonie. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Melanie, Melany, Melonie, Milena in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Melanie outside U.S.

Similar Names

Melaina is also pronounced similarly to Malana, Malina, Mallina, Meleana, Meleena, Melina, Mellina and Milana. Other suggested similar baby names are Delaina, Helaina, Melaine, Meline, Melvina and Zelaina. These names tend to be more commonly used than Melaina.