What does Melina mean?
Melina /meli-na/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced ma-LEEN-ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Melina is "honey". Mostly 18th century use. Actress Melina Mercouri.
How popular is Melina?
Melina is a very popular first name for women (#1601 out of 4276, Top 37%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#66274 out of 150436, Top 44%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Melina for girls. Melina entered the list in 1990 and reached its peak position of #456 in the U.S. in the year 2009, and is currently at #598. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Melinda and Carmel are the popular varying forms of Melina (#598 last year). These girl names were at the height of their popularity in the year 1991 (usage of 0.3773%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.134%, ▼64.5%), with the forms Carmel and Melinda becoming less stylish. Melina (#598) is the most chic birth name in this compilation. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Melina and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Melina▲ is pronounced similarly to Malana, Malena, Melaina, Melana, Melani, Melania, Melany▲, Meloni, Melony, Milana▲, Milena▲ and Miliana. Other recommended similar baby names are Celina▼, Delina, Felina, Jelina, Medina, Melaine, Melia, Melida, Meline, Melisa▼, Melita, Meliza, Melvina▼, Merlina, Selina▼ and Zelina. These names tend to be less frequently used than Melina.