What does Melly mean?
Melly /mel-ly/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name. Melly's name origins are Greek and Old French, and the name Melly means "black, dark; bee; honey; brave strength". Melly is a version of Melanie (Greek). Melly is also a derivative of Melissa (Greek). Melly is also used as a derivative of Millicent (Old French).
Melly has 33 more related variations via Melanie, Melissa, Millicent: Malaney, Mel, Melaina, Melaine, Melainey, Melana, Melanee, Melaney, Melani, Melania, Melaniya, Melanney, Melany▲, Melesa, Melessa, Melicia, Melisa▼, Melise, Melisha, Melisse, Melitta, Meliza, Mellanie, Mellisa, Melloney, Mellony, Meloni, Melonie, Melony, Melosa, Milena▲, Milzie and Missy▼.Kreatif forms: Melry, Mely. [more]
How popular is Melly?
Melly is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a very prominent surname for all people (#69636 out of 150436, Top 46%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Melly and corresponding names. Prominent variation forms of Melly (not ranked) are Melanie (#79 in 2014), Melissa (#224), Melany (#436), Millie (#505), Milena (#798), Millicent, Missy, Mellisa, Melisa, Mellie and Melonie. Adoption of these girl names was at its apex in 2014 (usage of 0.2689%), except for the versions Mellie, Melisa, Missy and Millicent which have become less fashionable. The more fashionable names for newborns here are Millie (#505), Milena (#798), Melanie (#79), Melany (#436) and Melissa (#224), with Melissa and Millie undergoing a rebound in usage. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Melly is pronounced similarly to Mally, Melia, Melya, Milla, Molley, Molli and Molly▲. Other suggested similar baby names are Delly, Kelly▲, Maelle, Mille, Moll and Nelly. These names tend to be more frequently used than Melly.