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What does Melony mean?

Melony Pronunciation of Melony [mel-ony] as a girls' name is a Greek name, and the name Melony means "black, dark". Melony is an alternate form of Melanie (Greek).

Associated with: greek, black.


Melony has 20 variants: Malaney, Malanie, Melaina, Melainey, Melana, Melanee, Melaney, Melani, Melania, Melaniya, Melanney, Melannie, Melany, Mellanie, Melloney, Mellony, Meloni, Melonie, Melonnie and Milena.

7 more different relations via Melanie: Mel, Mela, Melaine, Mella, Melli, Mellie and Melly.

Creative forms:
(female) Melna, ..

(male) Melcon, Melmey, ..

Middle name pairings:
Melony Skylah (M.S.), ..

How popular is Melony?

Melony is a very prominent first name for females (#1669 out of 4276, Top 39%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Melony entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its top rank of #1112 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Melony name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Melony are Melaine, Melani (#1746 in recent rankings), Melania, Melanie (#80), Melany (#485), Mella, Mellie, Melonie and Milena (#760). Adoption of these forms of Melony was more pronounced among parents 45 years ago (median #1544) and is almost as widespread today (#1507, 12% less usage), but with the form Mellie becoming less in vogue. Melanie, Melany and Milena are three of the more contemporarily stylish birth names among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Melony, Melaine, Melani, Melania, Melanie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Melany, Mella, Mellie, Melonie, Milena in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Melony is pronounced similarly to Malana, Malena, Malina, Meleana, Meleena, Melina, Mellina and Milana. Other suggested similar names are Belona, Benny, Berny, Bryony, Cluny, Delainy, Delany, Denny, Devony, Ebony, Evony, Madelon, Madona, Maelynn, Mallory, Mally, Malorey, Malori, Malory, Manon, Marlon, Mason, Medina, Meena, Megan, Meggy, Meirna, Melba, Melene, Melida, Melinde (see Melinda), Meline, Meliora, Melisa, Melise, Melita, Meliza, Melodee, Melodey, Melodi, Melodie, Melody, Melosa, Melva, Melvena, Melvie, Melvina, Melya, Melynda, Melyta, Menora, Mercey, Mercy, Merlina, Merline, Merna, Merola, Merona, Molly, Mona, Monay, Mone, Mylene, Penny, Peony, Renny and Tony. These names tend to be less frequently used than Melony.

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