What does Melbourne mean?
Melbourne [mel-bourne] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Melbourne is "mill stream". Name of the city in Australia, which was named after the Prime Minister of England in 1837, when Queen Victoria was on the throne.
Melbourne has 1 feminine form: Melba.Creative forms:
(male) Melboura, Melbourron, ..
(female) Melbouren, Melbourlee, .. Middle name pairings:
Melbourne Asher (M.A.), ..
How popular is Melbourne?
Melbourne is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#31085 out of 150436, Top 21%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Melbourne was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its apex rank of #1223 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Milburn and Mel are the popular alternative forms of Melbourne. These relations of Melbourne were at the apex of their popularity in the 1910s.
Melbourne is alike in pronunciation to Milborn, Milborne, Millborne and Millbourne. Other suggested similar names are Bourne, Claibourne, Claybourne, Coburne (see Coburn), Colbourn, Colbourne, Dearburne, Klaibourne (see Clayborne), Mallorie, Meldon, Mellon, Melvon, Mercure, Mercuree, Millborn (see Milburn), Osborne, Osbourne, Osburne, Radborne, Radbourne (see Radburn), Radburne, Raeborne (see Rayburn), Raybourne, Rayburne (see Rayburn), Sanborne (see Sanborn), Sanburne (see Sanborn), Sandbourne (see Sanborn), Sherborne (see Sherborn), Sherburne, Swinbourne (see Swinburne), Washbourne (see Washburn), Welborn, Welborne, Welbourne, Welburn and Wellbourn (see Welborne). Like Melbourne, these names are not commonly used.See names in meaning and etymology.