What does Melly mean?
Melly \m(el)-ly\ 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 derivative 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▼.
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 (#unlisted) 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.