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Melina

What does Melina mean?

Melina Pronunciation of Melina [meli-na] 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.

Associated with: greek, honey (beautiful), 18th century.

Variations

Melina has 8 variants: Malina, Mallina, Meleana, Meleena, Melene, Melibella, Melibelle and Mellina.

Related girl names: Carmel and Melinda.

Creative forms:
(female) Melima, Melna, ..

(male) Melima, Melinio, ..

Middle name pairings:
Melina Emmeline (M.E.), ..

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)

Melina reached its peak position of #456 in the U.S. in the year 2009, and is currently at #594. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Melina name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Melinda (#1381 last year), Malina (#1538) and Carmel are the popular varying forms of Melina (#594 last year). These relations of Melina were popular as baby names 45 years ago (average #1255) and have become much less conventional since (#1378, 81.4%), with the form Melinda becoming somewhat outmoded. Melina is the most chic birth name in this compilation.

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

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

Similar Names

Melina is pronounced similarly to Malana, Malena, Melaina, Melainey, Melana, Melanee, Melaney, Melani, Melania, Melanie, Melaniya, Melany, Mellony, Meloni, Melonie, Melony, Milana, Mileena, Milena, Miliana and Miliani. Other recommended names are Alina, Allina, Bellina, Celina, Celinda, Celinna, Colina, Delaina, Delfina, Deliza, Devina, Ellina, Evelina, Ewelina, Felina, Gelila, Gemina, Helena, Helima, Helmina, Jelena, Jolina, Kellina, Kenina, Kolina, Leina, Levina, Marina, Media, Medina, Meelia, Melba, Melesa, Melisa, Mellba, Mellinda, Mellisa, Melusina, Mercina, Merna, Merona, Moina, Neina, Odelina, Pelia, Pelipa, Penina, Polina, Salina, Selina, Selinda, Yerina, Zelima and Zerlina. These names tend to be less frequently used than Melina.

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