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).
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.