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What does Melene mean?

Melene Pronunciation of Melene [me-lene] as a name for girls has its root in Greek, and the name Melene means "honey". Melene is an alternate spelling of Melina (Greek): mostly 18th century use.

Associated with: greek, honey (beautiful).


4 different relations via Melina: Malina, Meleana, Meleena and Mellina.

Creative forms:
(female) Malene, ..

(male) Meleno, ..

Middle name pairings:
Melene Journey (M.J.), ..

How popular is Melene?

Melene is an uncommon given name for females. Melene is a rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Melene (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are Malina (#1538 from recent data) and Melina (#594). Other variants, like Mellina, are seldom used. These forms of Melene were favored in 2009 (median #927) and are almost as popular today. Melina is the most chic girl name in this list. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Malina, Melina in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Melene is alike in pronunciation to Maelynn, Maylene, Melaine, Meline, Myleen and Mylene. Other recommended names are Allene, Arlene, Belen, Celene, Celenne, Celine, Colene, Delane, Delena, Dellene, Eilene, Ellene, Erlene, Evelene, Helena, Helene, Irelene, Jelena, Jenene, Jolene, Kaelene, Kalene, Kylene, Madelene, Maelee, Malana, Malanie, Malena, Megen, Melaina, Melainey, Melanee, Melaney, Melani, Melanie, Melannie, Melany, Melesa, Melise, Mellie, Melloney, Mellony, Meloni, Melonnie, Melvena, Melvie, Melvine, Merline, Milana, Mileena, Milena, Myrlene, Noelene, Orlene, Reene, Roelene, Rolene, Selena, Selene, Seline, Selyne, Serene, Talene, Valene, Verene, Verlene, Yelena, Zelene and Zeline. These names tend to be more commonly used than Melene.

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