Meaning and name origin
Melania \m(e)-la-nia\ as a girl's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Melania is "black, dark". Melania is a variant of Melanie (Greek): from the French form of the Latin name Melania, derived from Greek "melaina". Not widely used as a birth name.
Melania has 20 variant forms: Malaney, Malanie, Melaina, Melainey, Melana, Melanee, Melaney, Melani, Melaniya, Melanney, Melannie, Melany▲, Mellanie, Melloney, Mellony, Meloni, Melonie, Melonnie, Melony, Milena.
Melania is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3865 out of 4276, Top 90%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Melania and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Melanie (#79), Melany (#436), Milena (#798) and Melonie. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).