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Meaning and name origin

Mellie \m(el)-lie\ as a girl's name is of Greek and Old French origin, and the meaning of Mellie is "black, dark; bee; honey; brave strength". Mellie is a variant of Melanie (Greek): from the French form of the Latin name Melania, derived from Greek "melaina". Also a variant of Melissa (Greek); mythology: the name of a princess of Crete who was changed into a bee after she found out how to collect honey. Mellie is also used as a variant of Millicent (Old French).


Mellie has 7 variant forms: Mela, Mella, Melli, Melly, Milli, Millie, Milly.


Mellie is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2777 out of 4276, Top 65%) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#81143 out of 88799, Top 91%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Mellie for girls. Mellie reached its highest rank of #429 in the U.S. in 1880-1889 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Mellie and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Melanie (#79), Melissa (#224), Millie (#505), Mellie and Millicent. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Melanie, Melissa, Mellie, Millicent, Millie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Melanie, Melissa, Millie outside U.S.

Similar Names

Mellie is also pronounced similarly to Maillie, Mallie, Meelia, Melia, Millee, Mollee, Molli and Mollie. Other suggested similar baby names are Cellie, Kellie, Maelle, Melvie, Mille and Nellie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mellie.