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What does Melina mean?

Melina \m(e)-li-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.


Variations

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

For more on this name, see also related girl names Carmel and Melinda.


Popularity

Melina is a very popular first name for women (#1601 out of 4276, Top 37%) but a rare last name for all people. (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)

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

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

Melinda and Carmel are the popular varying forms of Melina (#598 last year). These girl names were at the height of their popularity in 1991 and have become much less widespread since, with the forms Melinda and Carmel 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Carmel, Melina, Melinda in U.S.

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


Similar Names

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.

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