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What does Melaniya mean?

Melaniya Pronunciation of Melaniya [melaniya] as a name for girls is a Greek name, and the name Melaniya means "black, dark". Melaniya is an alternate spelling of Melanie (Greek).

Associated with: greek, black.


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

2 more different relations via Melanie: Melaine and Melantha.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Melaniya Lydia (M.L.), ..

How popular is Melaniya?

Melaniya is an unusual given name for women. Melaniya is an equivalently unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Melaine, Melani (#1746 a year ago), Melania, Melanie (#80), Melany (#485), Melonie, Melony and Milena (#760) are the prominent varying forms of Melaniya (not ranked). Other forms, like Melaina, are uncommon. These forms of Melaniya were at the peak of their popularity 5 decades ago (average #1431) and are almost as common today (#1383, 12%). Melanie has been the most well-known version, although Milena seems to be gaining favor too. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Melaine, Melani, Melania, Melanie, Melany in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Melonie, Melony, Milena in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Melaniya is pronounced similarly to Malana, Meleana, Melina, Mellina and Milana. Other recommended names are Belanna, Celenia, Chaniya, Deianira, Dejanira, Delaina, Delana, Delancy, Delandra, Delaney, Delanie, Delany, Dellanira, Deyanira, Evlaliya (see Eulalia), Filania, Haniya, Heladia, Helaina, Helana, Ilania, Jeanina, Jeeanima (see Gianina), Jelani, Kataniya, Levania, Maiya, Malena, Malina, Mallina, Manika, Manya, Mehalia, Meleena, Melene, Melia, Melicia, Melida, Melinda, Meline, Melisa, Melita, Melitia, Meliza, Mellisa, Melodia, Melusina, Melvina, Melya, Melynda, Meranda, Mihaliya, Milanka, Miliana, Miliani, Nataniya, Netania, Netanya, Paniya, Pelageya, Pelagia, Selenia, Titaniya, Uraniya, Veranica, Zelaina, Zelenia and Zelenya. These names tend to be more commonly used than Melaniya.

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