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Meaning and Name Origin

Melany \m(e)-la-ny\ as a name for girls. Melany's root is Greek, and the meaning of the name Melany is "black, dark". Melany is a derivative of Melanie (Greek): from the French form of the Latin name Melania, derived from Greek "melaina". Very popular choice for a given name.


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

Melany has 8 more alternative forms via Melanie: Mel, Mela, Melaine, Melantha, Mella, Melli, Mellie and Melly.


Melany is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2715 out of 4276, Top 63%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Melany for girls. Melany entered the list in 2001 and reached its top rank of #411 in the U.S. in the year 2010, and is presently at #436. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Melany name in U.S.

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

Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Melany and affiliated names. Prominent variation forms of Melany (#436 in 2014) ranked in the Top 1000 are Melanie (#79 in 2014), Milena (#798), Mellie and Melonie. These girl names are at the apex of their popularity today, except for the version Mellie which has become less fashionable. Milena (#798), Melanie (#79) and Melany (#436) are three of the more chic birth names in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Melany is pronounced similarly to Malana, Meleana, Melina and Milana. Other recommended similar baby names are Delany, Melene and Meline. These names tend to be less frequently used than Melany.