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 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).
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).
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.